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South Bound Brook in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Olha

 
 
Saint Olha Statue-Front panel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
1. Saint Olha Statue-Front panel
Inscription.  
Front panel
Equal-to-the Apostles-Great Princes of Kiev-Sovereign of Rus-Ukraine 945-969.

Left panel
This monument was erected upon the desires of devout Ukrainian women with the blessings of the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Diaspora Mstyslav and by the labors and generous gifts of Ukrainian women dispersed throughout the entire world especially those incorporated in the United Sisterhoods of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

Right panel
This monument was blessed on Aug 16, 1987 AD in honor of the baptism of the Holy Princess Olha 957 wise ruler, zealous Christian and Grandmother of the Holy Prince Volodymyr The Great who in 988 A.D. proclaimed Holy Orthodoxy the State of Religion of Rus-Ukraine.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWomen.
 
Location. 40° 32.807′ N, 74° 31.217′ W. Marker is in South Bound Brook, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Easton Avenue. This statue is on the grounds of the St. Andrew's Ukrainian

Saint Olha Statue-Left panel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
2. Saint Olha Statue-Left panel
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Orthodox Memorial Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1960 Easton Avenue (CR 527), South Bound Brook NJ 08880, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ukrainian American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ukrainian Famine Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fisher House (about 400 feet away); Abraham Staats House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Staats House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Bound Brook (approx. 0.9 miles away); Queen’s Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bound Brook.
 
Saint Olha Statue-Right panel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
3. Saint Olha Statue-Right panel
St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church-front view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
4. St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church-front view
Sign at the entrance to the St Andrew's property image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
5. Sign at the entrance to the St Andrew's property
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 29, 2022