New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
His Holiness Pope John Paul II
October 2, 1979 visited historic Harlem and this church of St. Charles Borromeo and greeted Catholic and non-Catholic clergy, religious, and laity who struggle for justice, peace, and human rights in this community and in all the Harlems of America.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1979.
Location. 40° 49.175′ N, 73° 56.51′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 141st Street east of Frederick Douglass Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West 141st Street, New York NY 10030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Hamilton's House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Savoy Ballroom (approx. ¼ mile away); Hamilton Grange (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harlem YMCA (approx. 0.3 miles away); 369th Infantry Regiment Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bill 'Bojangles' RobinsonScott Joplin (approx. half a mile away); The First Line of Defence (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The marker is found mounted to the right of the front entrance of St. Charles Borromeo Church.
Also see . . . When Pope John Paul II visited New York City for the first time (New York Daily News, Aug. 14 2017). (Submitted on May 9, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.