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Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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.

Founder of the cause of the Holy Land
in the United States

Erected to commemorate the centenary of the
First Commissariat in New York City in 1880

Fr. Charles served as 1st commissary of
the Holy Land in the USA, as 2nd Custos of
the Province of the Immaculate Conception
and as the 5th president of
St. Bonaventure University

 
Erected 1981 by The Franciscans of the Holy Land and of the Provinces of the Immaculate Conception and the Holy Name of Jesus.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 38° 56.234′ N, 76° 59.102′ W. Marker is in Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 14th Street Northeast near 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
Mosaic and Marker for Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Mosaic and Marker for Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M.
walking distance of 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. (here, next to this marker); Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, 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 June 8, 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 9 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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