Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
St. Matthew the Apostle
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Construction begun 1893, dedicated 1913.
Built to replace the earlier Church of
St. Matthew located at 15th and H Streets NW
from 1840 to 1910. Site of funeral of
President John F. Kennedy
November 25, 1963.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 38° 54.368′ N, 77° 2.407′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue Northwest and St. Matthews Court Northwest, on the left when traveling east on Rhode Island Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1725 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Nuns of the Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Elliott Coues House (about 400 feet away); The National Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (about 500 feet away); John Witherspoon (about 500 feet away); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel (about 600 feet away); Admiral Miguel Grau (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
Also see . . . History of the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Archdiocese of Washington; Roman Catholic.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,124 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on June 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 22, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.