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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Joseph's Church

1915-1990

 

Alexandria, Virginia

 
Saint Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
1. Saint Joseph's Church Marker
Inscription.  Under the guidance of the Most Reverend Denis J. O'Connell, Bishop of Richmond, Saint Joseph's Church was built by Father Joseph J. Kelly, of the Society of Saint Joseph (the Josephites) with the assistance of many benefactors, among them being the Drexel and Morrell Families of Philadelphia, for the Glory of God and the good of the African American people of Alexandria, Virginia.
 
Erected 1990 by Saint Joseph's Church.
 
Location. 38° 48.733′ N, 77° 2.785′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Columbus Street and Wythe Street, on the right when traveling north on North Columbus Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 North Columbus Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Robinson Library -1940 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memorial Pool (about 500 feet away); American Red Cross (about 700 feet away); From Factory to Housing (about 800 feet
St. Joseph's Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
2. St. Joseph's Catholic Church
away); James Bland Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hump: Open Lots For Blocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smoot Lumber Company Planing Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington-Rochambeau Route (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
3. Cornerstone
Centennial Grotto on the south side of the church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
4. Centennial Grotto on the south side of the church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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