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Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M.

 
 
Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
1. Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. Marker
Inscription.  
Sacred to the memory of
Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M.
1896-1901 Commissary 1911-1922
Founder of this Memorial Church and Monastery
of the Holy Sepulcher in 1897.
Fr. Godfrey was the first American Missionary
to the Holy Land. By the founding of this
monastery he established the first foreign
mission institution in the United States.

Pray for Louis and Elisabeth Kneuver

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 38° 56.235′ N, 76° 59.098′ W. Marker is in Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from 14th Street Northeast south of Quincy Street Northeast, on the right when traveling north. On the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Quincy Street Northeast, Washington DC 20017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (here, next to this marker); Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries (here, next to this marker); a different marker also
Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. Marker
named Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (here, next to this marker); Corinthian Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlo Angelo Facchina (within shouting distance of this marker); Franciscan Monastery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Bunker Hill (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Bunker Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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