Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Historic Landmark
bears the name of
the Reverend Patrick F. Healy, S.J.
the University's twenty-ninth president
known as Georgetown's second founder.
Father Healy — through his pioneering achievement and personal sacrifice — established this institution as a leader in American higher education.
Erected 1987 by Georgetown Unviersity.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 38° 54.456′ N, 77° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 O Street Northwest, Washington DC 20057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S/Sgt. Richard F. Hoffman, A.A.F. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); John Carroll (within shouting distance of this marker); America's Oldest Catholic University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Poulton Hall (about 300 feet away); The Pilgrim (about 400 feet away); Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000) (about 500 feet away); Jesuit Community Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . .
1. Healy Hall. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Patrick Francis Healy. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Passing Free. Boston College Magazine entry:
"...That the Healys could accept a Church whose leading thinkers were convinced of the inferiority of Blacks suggests that Catholicism (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Healy Building. , National Register of Historic Places digital assets (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Additional keywords. Patrick Francis Healy; Irish-Americans; slavery; miscegenation; bi-racial; Healy Family of Georgia;.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,602 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2018, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.