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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rev. John C. Drumgoole.

 
 
Rev. John C. Drumgoole. plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
1. Rev. John C. Drumgoole. plaque
An orphaned commemorative plaque to its right.
Inscription.  
Born in Ireland 1820 Ordained Priest 1869.
Appointed spiritual director of St. Vincent’s Home for Boys, Warren St., N.Y. 1871.
Founded 1877 The Mission of the Immaculate Virgin.
Died March 28, 1888.
Requiescat In Pace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 30.77′ N, 74° 13.291′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6581 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Loving Memory of Sister Mary Ann (here, next to this marker); CYO Memorial Tree (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann (about 500 feet away); The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann (about 600 feet away); St. Elizabeth’s (about 600 feet away); Mount Loretto History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Loretto Bluffs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Staten Island Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
More about this marker. This is one of seven plaques on the wall of the old powerhouse. Apparently, they were removed from buildings that have been demolished over the years.
 
Also see . . .
Rev. John C. Drumgoole. plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
2. Rev. John C. Drumgoole. plaque
The seven orphaned plaques on the old powerhouse.
 John Christopher Drumgoole. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on August 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
More orphaned plaques image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
3. More orphaned plaques
Rev. John C. Drumgoole image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
4. Rev. John C. Drumgoole
The grouping is an allegory - the downtrodden orphan to the left; the same boy studying to better himself to the right.
Mount Loretto postcard image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, unknown
5. Mount Loretto postcard
The powerhouse smokestack is visible.
Mount Loretto image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
6. Mount Loretto
A change in focus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on September 1, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on September 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4, 5, 6. submitted on August 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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