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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

Manila High School

 
 
Manila High School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Manila High School Marker
Inscription. In Tagalog:
Ang paaralang ito ay naitatag ng mga Kastila sa utos ng Ayuntamiento de Manila sa daang Victoria, Intramuros noong 1892. Pinangalanang "Escuela Municipal de Manila". Dito rin itinatag ng mga Amerikano ang kauna-unahang paaralang bayan sa ilalim ng kanilang pamamahala noong Hunyo 11,1906 sa pangalang "Manila High School". Naging "Manila South" at muling pinagalanang "Manila High School". Ito ang una at tanging mataas ng paaralang bayan isinunod sa pangalan ng Punong Lungsod ng bansa. Ang unang gusali ay nagiba noong ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig. and kasalukuyang guasling ito ay pinasinayaan noong Pebrero 26,1967. Kabiling sa mabubunying nagtapos sa paaralang ito ang tatlong naging pangulo ng Pilipinas na sina Jose P. Laurel, Manuel A. Roxas at Elpidio Quirino, ang bantog na Heneral Carlos P. Romulo ng Minsitri ng ugnayang panlabas at kauna-unahang pangulo ng nagkakaisang bansa (UNO), at marami pang ibang matagumpay na pinuno sa larangan ng Aghan, Edukasyon, Pangangalakal at Lingkod ng Bayan.

Translated, the marker reads:
By the command of the Ayuntamiento de Manila, this school was established on Victoria Street, Intramuros in 1892. Named as "Escuela Municipal de Manila". This is also where the Americans established their first school under their government on June 11, 1906 under the name
Manila High School Photo, Click for full size
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Manila High School
of "Manila High School". Renamed Manila South and again to Manila High School. This is the first and only school that was named after the capital of the country. First building was destroyed during World War II. The current building was built on February 26, 1967. Notable graduates from this school include three presidents of the Philippines, Jose P. Laurel, Manuel A. Roxas, and Elpidio Quirino, the famous General Carlos P. Romulo of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the first Filipino President of the United Nations General Assembly, and others who became successful in the fields of Science, Education, Trade and Serving the country.
 
Erected 1982 by National Historical Institute.
 
Location. 14° 35.374′ N, 120° 58.728′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is at the intersection of Victoria Street and Muralla Street, on the left when traveling west on Victoria Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 527, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Francisco Church and Convent (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tomas Mapua (about 90 meters away); Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos (about 120 meters away); Chapel of the Franciscan Venerable Third Order
Manila High School from Muralla Street Photo, Click for full size
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
3. Manila High School from Muralla Street
(about 150 meters away); Hospital de San Juan de Dios (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lourdes Church and Convent (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Jesuit Compound (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sa mga Bayani ng Lungsod ng Maynila (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 3,780 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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