“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region

No. 1 Victoria St.

No. 1 Victoria St. Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. No. 1 Victoria St. Marker
Inscription. On this site once stood the headquarters of General Douglas MacArthur commanding general of the United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE)

Popularly known as "No. 1 Victoria St." it was located opposite the USAFFE headquarters at the Reducto San Pedro.

No. 1 Victoria was abandoned during the retreat of Filipino-American forces to Bataan and Corregidor in 1941. Used as Barracks by the Japanese occupation forces, it was destroyed during the Battle of Manila in 1945.
Location. 14° 35.212′ N, 120° 58.484′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is at the intersection of Victoria Street and Santa Lucia Street 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. Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus (within shouting distance of this marker); Cuartel De Santa Lucia (within shouting distance of this marker); Lourdes Church and Convent (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Church of San Agustin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Jesuit Compound (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ateneo de Manila (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); San Ignacio Church (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Colegio de Santa Isabel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
Also see . . .  Number One Victoria Street, Manila. Another picture of the marker. (Submitted on March 9, 2011, by Tarmo Soodla of Tallinn, Estonia.) 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World II
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 76 times this year. Photo   1. 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.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area picture of the marker and its surroundings. • Historical pictures of No. 1 Victoria Street, during the time it was used as General MacArthur's headquarters • Can you help?
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