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

Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas

Washington, D.C.

— [Saint Nicholas Cathedral - Orthodox Church in America] —

 
 
Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas Marker
Inscription.  This parish was founded in 1930 for the purpose of religious worship, and to perpetuate the memory of all Russians who gave their lives for their country and their faith during the tragic years of World War I and the Russian Revolution.
 
Erected by St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 38° 55.489′ N, 77° 4.117′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Glover Park. Marker is on Edmunds Street Northwest west of Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Massachusetts Avenue 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. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America (a few steps from this marker); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (a few steps from this marker); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Carroll Glover (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herbert R. Morgan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bishop's Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .  St. Nicholas Cathedral - Orthodox Church in America...: "History of the parish". (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Russian-Americans; Georgian-Americans; cathedral; shrine; Orthodox Church in America.
 
St. Nicholas Cathedral - entrance off Edmunds Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. St. Nicholas Cathedral - entrance off Edmunds Street
Marker is visible below the lamp, right side of doorway.
St. Nicholas Cathedral - carved Slavonic inscription, outside of apse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. St. Nicholas Cathedral - carved Slavonic inscription, outside of apse
Translation:"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28.
Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from east lawn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
4. Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from east lawn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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