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Pangborn Memorial Campanile

National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes

 
 
Pangborn Memorial Campanile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 22, 2009
1. Pangborn Memorial Campanile Marker
Inscription.

Ave Maria

This monument is dedicated to the glory of God and His Blessed Mother.

It is erected on the site of the “Old Church on the Hill,” which was built in 1805 Father John Dubois, founder of Mount Saint Mary’s College and Seminary here on Saint Mary’s Mount.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

worshiped, and it was here that her sister-in-law, Harriet Seton, was converted to the Catholic faith. Here the image of our Blessed Mother shines forth as a beacon of light, hope, courage and inspiration for those who pass this sacred spot. The bells in this tower ring out forever the praises of almighty God and his Blessed Mother.

Erected in humble and sincere gratitude for our many blessings.

His excellency, Thomas W. Pangborn,
LL. D., D. Sc., K. M. G. C. H. S., K. S. G.,
Papal Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape and Papal Count.

John C. Pangborn, Sr.,
LL. D., K. M.

Industrialists and Philanthropists
Hagerstown, Maryland

May 1, 1964
 
Erected 1964 by Thomas W. and John C. Pangborn.
 
Location. 39° 40.895′ N, 77° 21.37′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County
Pangborn Memorial Campanile image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 22, 2009
2. Pangborn Memorial Campanile
. Marker is on Grotto Road half a mile north of St. Anthony Rd. Click for map. Marker is on the lower east face of the campanile (the 95 ft. belltower) at the end of Grotto Road, near the entrance to the National Shrine of Our Lady Lourdes (a.k.a. the "Grotto of Lourdes"), overlooking the campus of Mount St. Mary's University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd., Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cornerstone of the Old Church on the Hill (a few steps from this marker); William Elder, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Hughes Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Father Dubois House (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (within shouting distance of this marker); Amleto Cardinal Cicognani (within shouting distance of this marker); National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (within shouting distance of this marker); Corpus Christi Chapel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Emmitsburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Pangborn Family. (Submitted on March 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. "Our Lady of the Mountain", Mount Saint Mary's University,
Shrine to Our Lady of Guadalpe, adjacent to the campanile image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 22, 2009
3. Shrine to Our Lady of Guadalpe, adjacent to the campanile
dedicated in memory of C. William Pacy, Jr. by his mother.
Grotto of Lourdes, Roman Catholicism.

 
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"Our Lady of the Mountain" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 22, 2009
4. "Our Lady of the Mountain"
the statue atop the Campanile.
The Campanile as seen from Mt. St. Mary's University image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 22, 2009
5. The Campanile as seen from Mt. St. Mary's University
 
 
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