“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Pope Benedict XVI Mass

Pope Benedict XVI Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander
1. Pope Benedict XVI Mass Marker
Inscription.  In commemoration of the solemn pontifical mass marking the bicentennial of the Archdiocese of New York offered by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI April 20 2008 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of Columbus.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.609′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of River Avenue and 161st Street on River Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Gehrig (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Bob Sheppard (here, next to this marker); Donald Arthur Mattingly (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 28, 2020