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Filipinos in Chinatown Will Be Honored on Nov. 17

By Maria Batayola Back home in the Philippines, accomplished men and women are honored with a statue or a kiosk outlining their contributions at the town square. On Saturday, November 17, the community is going to honor its own with a 7’ tall kiosk entitled “Honoring Filipino Americans in Chinatown International District from 1911 to…

Filipino Americans: Making History for 425 Years

The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is proud to announce “Filipino Americans: Making History for 425 Years” as the theme for this October’s Filipino American History Month commemorations across the nation. The month of October was chosen because the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental United States occurred on Octber 18, 1587,…