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Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Carroll

1735 - 1815

 
 
John Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
1. John Carroll Marker
Inscription.

John Carroll

1735-1815

First resident pastor here
1774

First Prefect Apostolic - 1784
First Bishop - 1789
First Archbishop - 1808=
of the
Catholic Church in
the United States

Erected by Order of the Alhambra
1939

 
Erected 1939 by Order of the Alhambra.
 
Location. 39° 0.914′ N, 77° 3.024′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Forest Glen Road (Maryland Route 192) and Rosensteel Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Forest Glen Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the northwest corner of the intersection. It is located in the Forest Glen neighborhood of Silver Spring. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Carroll of Rock Creek (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Carroll II (within shouting distance of this marker); Forest Glen Railroad Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sororities (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Expansion of the Seminary
John Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
2. John Carroll Marker
Zoomed in on text
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Forest Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); The National Park Seminary (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of LTC Karen J. Wagner (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Also see . . .  John Carroll. (Submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
John Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
3. John Carroll Marker
Marker from the intersection
John Carroll image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 10, 2017
4. John Carroll
This medallion portrait of John Carroll was scupted by by J. A. Howard, Jr.
Close-up of image on marker
J. A. Howard Jr. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 10, 2017
5. J. A. Howard Jr.
Signature on medallion.
Carroll Replica Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 10, 2017
6. Carroll Replica Chapel
A replica of the church founded in 1774 by John Carroll in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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