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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

Colegio de Santa Rosa

 
 
Colegio de Santa Rosa Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Colegio de Santa Rosa Marker
Inscription. Here stands the Colegio de Santa Rosa. Founded in 1750 by Mother Paula de Santissima Trinidad. Formerly called Beaterio y Casa Ensenanza and administered to the needs of the Filipina orphans. Granted royal patronage in 1774. Administration transferred to the Real Audiencia in 1782. Given to the Daughters of Charity in 1866 and renamed Colegio de Santa Rosa.

Building damaged in 1863 and 1880 earthquakes. New three-story building built. Destroyed in 1941. School reopened in Santa Mesa, Manila. Returned to Intramuros in 1941. Turned over to Sisters of the Servants of Saint Joseph in 1949 and Augustinian Recollect Sisters in 1981.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.565′ N, 120° 58.469′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Santo Tomas Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 525, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza Santo Tomas (a few steps from this marker); University of Santo Tomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de Espaņa (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Santo Domingo Church and Convent
Pre-war Colegio de Santa Rosa image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Pre-war Colegio de Santa Rosa
(about 90 meters away); Padre Jose A. Burgos (about 90 meters away); Ayuntamiento (about 120 meters away); Cruceiro (about 150 meters away); Plaza de Roma (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Intramuros.
 
Also see . . .  Brief History of Colegio de Sta. Rosa. (Submitted on December 11, 2009.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Modern Colegio de Santa Rosa image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 4, 2003
3. Modern Colegio de Santa Rosa
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 2,194 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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