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First Lady Helen Taft's Luneta; White House History (Number 34) - Photo 6

First Lady Helen Taft's Luneta; White House History (Number 34) - Photo 6

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First Lady Helen Taft's Luneta; White House History (Number 34) - Photo 6

The Malecon Drive ran parallel to the Manila Bay, opening up at its southern end to the Luneta, early twentieth century. Malecon Drive, an esplanade immediately outside the west wall of Intramuros, ran parallel to Manila Bay, in the Philippines, and at its southern end opened into a formal plaza, the Luneta. At the turn of the century, they were the preeminent leisure spots in Manila.

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