The history of the province from 1572 to 1999 is presented in an outsized book with dates, events and photos.
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Every farmer in Ilocos Norte is pre-occupied with the innate desire to produce as much of his needs as possible. Despite the poor quality of the soil, the Ilocano farmer manages to wrest a bountiful harvest from the land.
This modest structure is usually found in the barangay. Made from light materials, its cool confines are where barangay officials usually holds their meetings. Young and old enjoy sliced green mangoes; tamarind and other fruits in season dashed with salt or dipped in vinegar, while neighbors exchange the freshest news.
A collection of hand-made baskets.
In as much as the people of Ilocos Norte are clannish and traditional, they always come back to the ancestral house.
Historically, Ilocos Norte has been one of the most notable producers of textiles in the country. On view are samples of clothing and weaves popular until a few generations ago.