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Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines

in Washington D.C., United States of America

 
 
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 4, 2019
1. Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Marker
Inscription.   This building, originally constructed on 05 January 1917, was acquired by the Commonwealth of the Philippines on 13 October 1941 and became the Office of the Resident Commissioner. Following Philippine independence in 1946, the building became the Chancery of the Embassy.

The building was renovated in 2015 and serves as an extension of the current Chancery of the Embassy located at 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW.

Inaugurated on the 24th of February in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Sixteen

Albert F. Del Rosario
Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.
Ambassador

 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 38° 54.467′ N, 77° 2.243′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest west of Scott Circle Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1617 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Webster Memorial
The Philippine Chancery image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 4, 2019
2. The Philippine Chancery
(within shouting distance of this marker); Winfield Scott (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Admiral Miguel Grau (about 400 feet away); Independence of Kazakhstan (about 500 feet away); The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Building (about 500 feet away); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell (about 600 feet away); You are standing at the edge of Embassy Row (about 700 feet away); After the Civil War (about 700 feet away).
 
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Plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 4, 2019
3. Plaque on the building
Pasuguan ng Pilipinas

[English Translation]
Philippine Embassy
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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