Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America
The National War Memorial Shrine
Russian Orthodox Church of America
This church has been built to serve as a house of worship to the glory of God and as a memorial to honor those Orthodox Christians who lost their lives in the cause of freedom
Consecrated: November 25, 1962
Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church of America
Dedicated: May 19, 1963
General Jacob L. Devers, USA
Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission
Erected 1963 by Russian Orthodox Church in America.
Location. 38° 55.497′ N, 77° 4.115′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (here, next to this marker); Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas (a few steps from this marker); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herb Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Road to Fort Duquesne (approx. 0.4 miles away); All Hallows Guild (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
Also see . . . The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America. (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Saint Nicholas Cathedral; Russian Revolution, 1917
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Military • Politics • War, World I •
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