College of San Juan Letran







Location: Intramuros, Manila (Region NCR)
Category: Building
Type: School
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1941
Marker Text:
COLLEGE OF SAN JUAN DE LETRAN

FOUNDED BY DIEGO DE SANTAMARIA, O.P., IN 1630, THIS INSTITUTION ABSORBED THE SCHOOL OF JUAN GERONIMO GUERRERO IN 1638. IN 1648, AFTER ITS BUILDING HAD BEEN DESTROYED BY THE EARTHQUAKE OF 1645, THE COLLEGE WAS REMOVED TO THE PARIAN OF WHICH SITE IT HAS REMAINED SINCE 1669. ITS TERCENTENARY WAS CELEBRATED IN 1930. THIS REMODELED BUILDING WAS BLESSED ON OCTOBER 31, 1937 BY REV. MARTIN GUILLET, O.P.

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