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Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Carroll

(1735-1815)

 
 
John Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. John Carroll Marker
Inscription.  
First Archbishop of Baltimore
Founder of Georgetown University


By Sculptor Jerome Connor
commissioned by alumni, faculty and Jesuits

To ensure that this University treasure,
placed here on May 4, 1912,
will forever survive to greet all
visitors to this campus,

Please do not climb or sit on the statue
Thank you


[Inscriptions on base of adjacent statue:]

John Carroll:
Founder

Priest, Patriot, Prelate

 
Erected by Georgetown University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1793.
 
Location. 38° 54.456′ N, 77° 4.334′ W. Marker is in Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Carroll Walk south of Old N Way, on the left when traveling south. The marker is below Fr. Carroll's statue on the Georgetown University mall, west of the main gate off 37th Street Northwest and in front of Healy Hall. Touch for map.
Bishop Carroll statue - in front of Healy Hall, Georgetown University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Bishop Carroll statue - in front of Healy Hall, Georgetown University
by sculptor Jerome Connor, 1912.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 O Street Northwest, Washington DC 20057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S/Sgt. Richard F. Hoffman, A.A.F. (a few steps from this marker); The Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Healy Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); America's Oldest Catholic University (within shouting distance of this marker); Poulton Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pilgrim (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000) (about 400 feet away); La Casa Latina (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Carroll. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Georgetown University. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
John Carroll marker and statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
3. John Carroll marker and statue
John Carroll Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
4. John Carroll Statue
John Carroll statue, seen from Copley Lawn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
5. John Carroll statue, seen from Copley Lawn
John Carroll, by Jerome Conner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
6. John Carroll, by Jerome Conner
Jerome Conner 1912 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
7. Jerome Conner 1912
Signature on John Carroll Statue
Archbishop John Carroll image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
8. Archbishop John Carroll
Margaret Lewis's 1953 Mural of the founder on the stairs in Healy Hall.
Red Tailed Hawk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
9. Red Tailed Hawk
On Halloween 2015 a Red Tailed Hawk landed on John Carroll's head.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on January 9, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 3, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 17, 2022