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

Holy Trinity Church

[Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola]

 
 
Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker
Inscription.  
Erected 1792
First place for public
Catholic worship
in what is now the
District of Columbia

 
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionLandmarksNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 38° 54.413′ N, 77° 4.177′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Georgetown. Marker is on N Street Northwest east of 36th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3513 N Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Memory (here, next to this marker); Holy Trinity Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Black House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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La Casa Latina (about 300 feet away); Simplicity, Gentleness, Humility (about 300 feet away); Prospect House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Additional commentary.
1. First Marriage Record
The first marriage record (at this church) occurs on January 1, 1794, for 'David Thomas to Phyllis, a Negro Slave, property of Elizabeth Coyle of Georgetown.'" -- HABS
    — Submitted September 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
Holy Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Holy Trinity Church Marker
Visible on the south wall of the present Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola, to the right of the main entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,243 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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