Tag Archives: Embassy Row

Carlos P. Romulo’s Home on Garfield St.

General Carlos P. Romulo and his family were long-time DC residents in the 1940s and 1950s, as Gen. Romulo’s lengthy career in public service – spanning eight Philippine presidencies –included appointments as General Douglas MacArthur’s aide-de-camp during the Second World War, Resident Commissioner of the Philippines, Ambassador to the United States, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, […]

When Guillermo met Woodrow

A small mother-and-child statue (“Pax”) sculpted by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino – the artist’s gift to President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 – can be found here at the Woodrow Wilson House. Mr. Tolentino once worked as a waiter at a restaurant near Rock Creek Park and a regular customer – one of Mrs. Wilson’s staff […]