Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
No. 1 Victoria St.
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. • Military • War, World II •
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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?