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Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

This Cavalry Group

This Cavalry Group Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, May 11, 2009
1. This Cavalry Group Marker
Inscription.  This calvary group replaces the "old wooden cross" erected by John Dubois of which Mother Seton writes in her journal for the year 1815 --- "Quiet dinner at the Grotto before the old cross, yet standing after winter storms", memorializes forever the Christian faith and rugged courage of this giant of God, John Dubois.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
Location. 39° 41.023′ N, 77° 21.443′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Grotto Road, 0.6 miles north of St. Anthony's Road when traveling north. Marker is about .2 miles from parking lot, on pathway to the shrine. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mother Seton's Rock (a few steps from this marker); Corpus Christi Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Amleto Cardinal Cicognani (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (about 700 feet away); Pangborn Memorial Campanile
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornerstone of the Old Church on the Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Elder, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
Cavalry Group image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, May 11, 2009
2. Cavalry Group
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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