U Street Corridor in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church
African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
— 1425 V Street, NW —
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the African American Heritage Trail series list.
Location. 38° 55.096′ N, 77° 2.06′ W. Marker is in U Street Corridor in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 V Street Northwest, Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meridian Hill Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Laurence Dunbar Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Shared Neighborhood (about 500 feet away); Living Mural: Paul Laurence Dunbar (about 500 feet away); Mary Ann Shadd Cary Residence (about 500 feet away); Buchanan (about 600 feet away); A Prestige Address (about 700 feet away); A Gathering Place for Washingtonians (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in U Street Corridor.
More about this marker.
St. Augustine's chapel at 15th and L Streets, NW.
St. Augustine Church.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This link is to a marker at the site of the original church.
Also see . . .
1. St. Augustine...“The Mother Church of Black Catholics in the Nation's Capital.”. “Saint Augustine Parish traces its heritage to 1858 and the efforts of a group of dedicated emancipated Black Catholics. Faced with a society that was not yet willing to put off the last vestiges of slavery and a Church that, at best, tolerated the presence of Black people in its congregation, these men and women founded a Catholic school and chapel on 15th Street under (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, African American Heritage Trail. (Submitted on January 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Additional keywords. parochial schools
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,206 times since then. Last updated on July 30, 2020, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2. submitted on January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6. submitted on April 10, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.