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via Manila Bulletin, 24 November 2018: The National Museum declares the Manila Post Office building, built in 1926, as an ‘important cultural property’.

Manila Post Office. Source: Manila Bulletin, 20181124

Manila Post Office. Source: Manila Bulletin, 20181124

The National Museum has declared the Post Office Building in Manila as an “important cultural property” (ICP) during the 251st founding anniversary of the Philippine Postal Service on Saturday, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) said on Saturday.

Establishments declared as ICPs are “cultural assets that possess exceptional cultural, artistic and/or historical significance,” to the Philippines, PHLPost said in a statement.

The postal system in the Philippines started in 1767 in the first Manila Post Office in Escolta.

Source: National Museum declares Manila’s post office building ‘important cultural property’ » Manila Bulletin News

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