Catholic University in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine
of the Holy Family
Blessed by His Holiness Pope John Paul II
October 7, 1979
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1979.
Location. 38° 56.359′ N, 77° 0.199′ W. Marker is in Catholic University in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Harewood Road Northeast south of Taylor Street Northeast, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4250 Harewood Road Northeast, Washington DC 20017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War Defenses of Washington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Justine Bayard Ward History of the Catholic University Law School (approx. 0.4 miles away); U. S. Soldiers' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. half a mile away); Memorial Day Order (approx. half a mile away); Father Michael J. McGivney (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catholic University.
Regarding Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine. The date of 988 on the marker is the year when Vladimir the Great accepted Christianity as the state religion of Kievan Rus', a medieval East Slavic state and established the Kiev Metropolis.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.