Glover Park in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower
Saint Nicholas Cathedral
— "988 - 1988" / St. Vladimir Medallion —
"988 - 1988"
The year 1988 marks the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Rus’ in the year 988 by decision of the Prince of Kiev, St. Vladimir the Great. This monument was erected by the American Spiritual Children of the Russian Orthodox Church which planted the Orthodox Christian faith in America by inaugurating missionary work in Alaska in the year 1794.
This bell tower dedicated December 4, 1988 by Metropolitan Theodosius, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.
[The St. Vladimir Medallion] "... Saint Vladimir, Equal to the Apostles, Grand Prince of Kiev."
Erected 1988 by The American Spiritual Children of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 4, 1941.
Location. 38° 55.501′ N, 77° 4.117′ W. Marker 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 (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); Bishop's Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
Also see . . . Vladimir I of Kiev. (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Ukraine; Slavonic language; Boris V. Metveyev, artist/sculptor.
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 1,129 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.