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Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Statue of Mother Seton Erected in the United States

 
 
The First Statue of Mother Seton Erected in the United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 27, 2020
1. The First Statue of Mother Seton Erected in the United States Marker
Inscription.  This is the first statue of Mother Seton erected in the United States. It was blessed on September 27, 1950, by Bishop John M. McNamara, Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, and unveiled by Francesca Senese - Santoponte of Leghorn, great-great granddaughter of Antonio Filicchi. It was transferred to this site in 1980.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is September 27, 1950.
 
Location. 39° 41.918′ N, 77° 19.6′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15) 1.7 miles north of Catoctin Mountain Highway (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daughters of Charity (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Valley Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. John F. Reynolds (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Stone House (about 500 feet
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 27, 2020
2. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Elizabeth Ann Seton
1774 - 1821
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away); The Bells of St. Joseph's Valley (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Daughters of Charity (about 600 feet away); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) (about 600 feet away); Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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