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CYO Memorial Tree

 
 
CYO Memorial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
1. CYO Memorial Tree Marker
Inscription.  
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.
 
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); The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Elizabeth’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. John C. Drumgoole.
CYO Memorial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 19, 2006
2. CYO Memorial Tree Marker
The former convent building is in the background.
(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); Mount Loretto Bluffs (approx. half a mile away); Staten Island Civil War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile 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.) 
 
Mount Loretto street marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
3. Mount Loretto street marker
 
 
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 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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