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

Cuartel De Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia Barracks

Cuartel De Santa Lucia Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Cuartel De Santa Lucia Marker
Inscription. On this site, Cuartel de la Artilleria de Montana was built by Thomas Sanz, Engineer of the army during the Administration of Governor General Jose Basco y Vargas, 1781. Used as barracks by The Philippine Constabulary, 1901. Became The Philippine Officers School, February 17,1905. Here, the newly appointed constabulary officers, studied a three-month course of instruction in law and Spanish language in addition to military drill and constabulary administration transfered to Baguio City, 1908. Destroyed during World War II and from the remaining walls, the Philippine Constabulary reconstructed this barracks.
Erected 1990 by National Historical Institute.
Location. 14° 35.249′ N, 120° 58.484′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Sta. Lucia Street near Sta. Potencia Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch 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. No. 1 Victoria St. (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaterio de la Compañia de Jesus (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Church of San Agustin (about 210 meters away);
Cuartel De Santa Lucia image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Cuartel De Santa Lucia
Lourdes Church and Convent (about 240 meters away); Ateneo de Manila (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); San Ignacio Church (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Colegio de Santa Isabel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Jesuit Compound (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
Also see . . .  Intramuros (The Walled City). Information on this historic site in addition to other historical sites in the area. (Submitted on December 11, 2009.) 
Categories. Government
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 2,026 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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