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Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M.

 
 
Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
1. Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. Marker
Inscription.  
Sacred to the memory of
Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M.
First Commissary General of
the Holy Land for the United States
1880 - 1896
The first to conduct an American Catholic
pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1889,
and to place the Stars and Stripes of
our glorious republic on the Holy Sepulcher
of Our Lord Jesus Christ in Jerusalem.

Pray for Edwin and Helen O'Neill and family

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 38° 56.235′ N, 76° 59.099′ W. Marker is in Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 14th Street Northeast north 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. Godfrey Schilling, 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 named
Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. Marker
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 107 times since then and 11 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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