Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
CYO Memorial Tree
If the heart is not cultivated all is lost…”
- Fr. John C Drumgoole 1876
The Father Drumgoole CYO summer day camp began July 1, 1996 dedicated to the memory of this gentle priest.
Today August 2, 1996, as we plant this tree to commemorate the CYO’s first summer on the beautiful grounds of Mount Loretto, it is our hope Staten Island children will play and grow in the CYO camp for many summers to come …
Truth – Courage-CYO-Beauty-Love
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1996.
Location. 40° 30.689′ N, 74° 13.272′ 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. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann (within shouting distance of this marker); Father John C. Drumcoole (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann (within shouting distance of this marker); Easter Rising Memorial St. Elizabeth’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. John C. Drumgoole. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Loving Memory of Sister Mary Ann (about 500 feet away); Mount Loretto History (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Also see . . . Catholic Youth Organization. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.