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Near Latrobe in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B.

 
 
Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 4, 2015
1. Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. Marker
Inscription.  
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Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B.
Founder of the Benedictine Order in the United States,
Archabbot of St. Vincent,
First President of the American Cassinese Congregation,
Born at Thalmassing, Bavaria, January 14, 1809,
Died at St. Vincent, December 8, 1887
I.O.G.D

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 17.557′ N, 79° 24.006′ W. Marker is near Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from Monastery Road. Located at Saint Vincent Basilica, on the campus of Saint Vincent's College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Latrobe PA 15650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Sportsman's Hall Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Vincent (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twelve Mile Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Xavier's (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Findley (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fred McFeely Rogers
Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 4, 2015
2. Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. Marker
Marker is on the base of the statue
(approx. 1.8 miles away); The Banana Split (approx. 1.8 miles away); Johnston House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Latrobe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rev Boniface Sebastian Wimmer at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 4, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Saint Vincent College. (Submitted on January 4, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 4, 2015
3. Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 4, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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