DID YOU KNOW: Cornerstone of Santa Ana church laid in 1720

05:00 AM September 12, 2018

The cornerstone of the church of Santa Ana, Manila was laid by Francisco de la Cuesta on Sept. 12, 1720.

De la Cuesta was the Archbishop of Manila and acting governor of the Philippines at that time.


The church was built under the supervision of Vicente Ingles, OFM.

A historical marker was installed in 1936. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research


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