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George Dewey High School Courtyard
Philippines

I graduated from this High School in the late 80s when the US Navy had a base in Subic Bay. Now there are no classes and the building are deserted. It's a small school with the graduating class of less than 100.  School opened in 1958 and closed 1992.

Copyright: Sam Simbulan
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Resolution: 15000x7500
Hochgeladen: 18/10/2013
Aktualisiert: 22/08/2014
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Tags: gdhs; subic; philippines; admirals
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