Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower
Saint Nicholas Cathedral
—“988 - 1988” / St. Vladimir Medallion —
"988 - 1988"
The year 1988 marks the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Rus’ in the year 988 by decision of the Prince of Kiev, St. Vladimir the Great. This monument was erected by the American Spiritual Children of the Russian Orthodox Church which planted the Orthodox Christian faith in America by inaugurating missionary work in Alaska in the year 1794.
This bell tower dedicated December 4, 1988 by Metropolitan Theodosius, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.
[The St. Vladimir Medallion] "... Saint Vladimir, Equal to the Apostles, Grand Prince of Kiev."
Erected 1988 by The American Spiritual Children of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Location. 38° 55.501′ N, 77° 4.117′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Massachusetts Avenue, NW north of Edmunds Street, NW. Click for map. The Bell Tower is accessible to pedestrians from the sidewalk southwest of Massachusetts Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America (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 . . . Vladimir I of Kiev. (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Ukraine; Slavonic language; Boris V. Metveyev, artist/sculptor.
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