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Church of Saint Eleftherios

 
 
Church of Saint Eleftherios Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 23, 2017
1. Church of Saint Eleftherios Marker
Inscription.  
In this
Holy Church of Saint Eleftherios New York
on February 26, 1931
The Metropolitan of Corfu
now gracing the throne of the
Ecumenical Patriachate as Athenagoras Αʹ,
was enthroned as
Archbishop of North and South America
This tablet dedicated May 14, 1966

 
Erected 1966.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1931.
 
Location. 40° 44.82′ N, 74° 0.016′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 24th Street east of Ninth Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 359 West 24th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clement Clarke Moore (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chelsea Historic District and District Extension (about 700 feet away); James N. Wells Mansion - 1835 (about 700 feet away); Gay Men's Health Crisis (about 700 feet away); 314 West 22nd Street
Church of Saint Eleftherios image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 23, 2017
2. Church of Saint Eleftherios
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Chelsea Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Holy Apostles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chelsea WW I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Athenogoras I of Constantimople. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
A bust of Patriarch Athenagoras image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 23, 2017
3. A bust of Patriarch Athenagoras
At the church entrance, with the commemorative plaque to the right.
Patriarch Athenagoras image. Click for full size.
from the Church of Saint Eleftherios website, unknown
4. Patriarch Athenagoras
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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