Aklan: The Sam J. Butcher Mansion

The SJB Mansion is one of the attractions at the Sampaguita Gardens Resort in New Washington, a fishing town on the eastern side of Aklan, Philippines. The mansion was constructed to serve as the retirement home of Sam Butcher of Precious Moments fame.

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Mr. Samuel J. Butcher

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IMG_3984THE BLOGGER. Ulysses Espartero is a journalist, historian and book author who traces his roots from two Philippine jewels – Laguna and Antique.  While in Dubai, he enjoyed his expat life documenting the struggles and victories of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. In 2014, he released Precious Gems in a Desert of Gold, the first and only coffee table book about Filipino achievers in the United Arab Emirates. Connect with him on facebook.

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