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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Father Rocco Petrarca

 
 
Father Rocco Petrarca Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
1. Father Rocco Petrarca Marker
Inscription.  
The Italian Community gratefully remembers
Father Rocco Petrarca
Pastor of
St. John the Baptist Church
from 1913 to 1948
“Flos Memoriae Lapide Perennior”

 
Erected by The Columbus Italian Community.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 39° 58.656′ N, 82° 59.949′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamlet Street and Cedar Alley, on the left when traveling south on Hamlet Street. Marker is in front of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Rectory. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 720 Hamlet Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reverend Father Alexander Cestelli / Chiesta Italiana di San Giovanni Battista (within shouting distance of this marker); Tod Barracks, 1863 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Goodale (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Fireproof Building
Father Rocco Petrarca Bust and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
2. Father Rocco Petrarca Bust and Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Flytown (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Patrick Church / St. Patrick College and Aquinas College High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Columbia Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Columbus' First Professional Game (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Father Rocco Petrarca Bust and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
3. Father Rocco Petrarca Bust and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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