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Fr. Michael J. McGivney

 
 
Fr. Michael J. McGivney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
1. Fr. Michael J. McGivney Marker
Inscription.
In Loving Memory Of
Fr. Michael J. McGivney
1852 – 1890
Founder of the Knights of Columbus
March 29, 18882
Pastor of St. Thomas Church, Thomaston
1884 – 1890
Founder of the Atlantic Council No. 18
April 8, 1885
This Plaque Presented By The Supreme Council On The 100th
Anniversary Of The Founding Of Council 18 By Fr. McGivney
Virgil G. Dechant Supreme Knight
Centennial Committee
Ralph A. Grandpre Grand Knight • Rev. Bernard J. Flynn Chaplain • Mark Malley DGK • John R. Lukasavage PGk • Francis W. Levesque FS, PGK • Rodney K. Short PGK • Armand DeFiore PGK • George Dolan PGK • Stephen Stolicney FDD
St. Thomas Church Co-Pastors
Rev. Henry P. Cody
Rev. William J. Stack
 
Location. 41° 40.473′ N, 73° 4.324′ W. Marker is in Thomaston, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Located next to the entrance of St. Thomas Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Main Street, Thomaston CT 06787, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomaston’s Three Tower Clocks (within shouting distance of
The Entrance to St. Thomas Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
2. The Entrance to St. Thomas Church
The marker is at the right of the steps.
this marker); Thomaston Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomaston Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away); Thomaston World War I Monument (about 300 feet away); Thomaston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomaston World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillside Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomaston Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Thomaston.
 
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St. Thomas Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
3. St. Thomas Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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