Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Saint Augustine Roman Catholic Church
1425 V Street, NW
—African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC —
St. Augustine's chapel at 15th and L Streets, NW.
St. Augustine Church.
Greater U Street Historic District, DC
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC - Funded by the DC Historic Preservation Office.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Washington, D.C. African American Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 55.096′ N, 77° 2.06′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and V Street, NW, on 15th Street Click for map. The marker is accessible to pedestrians at the main entrance to the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 V Street, NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meridian Hill Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Laurence Dunbar Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Shared Neighborhood (about 500 feet away); Mary Ann Shadd Cary House (about 600 feet away); Buchanan (about 600 feet away); James Buchanan (about 700 feet away); A Gathering Place for Washingtonians (about 700 feet away); Mrs. Henderson's Legacy (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This link is to a marker at the site of the original church.
Also see . . . St. Augustine...“The Mother Church of Black Catholics in the Nation's Capital.”. “Saint Augustine Parish traces its heritage to 1858 and the efforts of a group of dedicated emancipated Black Catholics. Faced with a society that was not yet willing to put off the last vestiges of slavery and a Church that, at best, tolerated the presence of Black people in its congregation, (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. parochial schools
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. • Notable Buildings •
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