Iloilo City Cultural Heritage: Carpenter’s Bridge

Carpenter’s Bridge was built during the early American era and named after a former executive secretary, Frank Watson Carpenter, an able administrator and first civilian governor of the Moro provinces, who introduced innovations in public works, budgeting, and local governance.

The following text is originally posted by JR Delfin here.

The Carpenter Bridge linking Esplanade 1 and 2 is one of the many bridges of the longest and most beautiful linear park in the country.

The contribution done here by Dr Kirstin Trenas in preserving this bridge as the central link of the first Esplanade sections 1 and 2 was recognized by an international body adding another beautiful chapter to the history of this bridge.

This bridge is a testament to how Ilonggos preserved its heritage. Adaptive reuse of heritage sites in the city made our past always present

Read also: List of Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Sites


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