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The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America

Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas

 
 
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker
Inscription.  This church has been built to serve as a house of worship to the glory of God and as a memorial to honor those Orthodox Christians who lost their lives in the cause of freedom

Consecrated: November 25, 1962
Metropolitan Leonty
Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church of America
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Dedicated: May 19, 1963
General Jacob L. Devers, USA
Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission

 
Erected 1963 by Russian Orthodox Church in America.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionGovernment & PoliticsMilitaryWar, World I.
 
Location. 38° 55.497′ N, 77° 4.115′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Glover Park. Memorial is on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest west of Edmunds Street Northwest, on the left 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
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marker. St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (here, next to this marker); Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas (a few steps from this marker); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct 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); George Washington Equestrian Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Additional keywords. Saint Nicholas Cathedral; Russian Revolution, 1917
 
Saint Nicholas Cathedral, northeast entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. Saint Nicholas Cathedral, northeast entrance
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker(s) - visible below lamp to the right of doorway.
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker
Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from northeast off Mass. Avenue sidewalk.
 
 
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 1,042 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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