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John Carroll

(1735-1815)

 
 
John Carroll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. John Carroll Marker
Inscription.

First Archbishop of Baltimore
Founder of Georgetown University

By Sculptor Jerome Connor
commissioned by alumni, faculty and Jesuits.

To insure that this University treasure,
placed here on May 4, 1912,
will forever survive to greet all
visitors to this campus:

Please do not climb or sit on the statue.
Thank you.


[Inscriptions on base of adjacent statue:]

John Carroll:
Founder

Priest, Patriot, Prelate

 
Erected by Georgetown University.
 
Location. 38° 54.456′ N, 77° 4.334′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from O Street, NW, west of 37th St., NW. Touch for map. The marker is below Fr. Carroll's statue on the Georgetown University mall, west of the main gate off 37th St. and in front of Healy Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Healy Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration of Georgetown’s Call Boxes (within shouting distance of this marker); America's Oldest Catholic University (within
Bishop Carroll statue - in front of Healy Hall, Georgetown University image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Bishop Carroll statue - in front of Healy Hall, Georgetown University
by sculptor Jerome Connor, 1912.
shouting distance of this marker); Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jesuit Community Cemetery (about 600 feet away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 600 feet away); Holy Trinity Parish (about 600 feet away); Holy Trinity Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Carroll. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Georgetown University. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
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John Carroll marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
3. John Carroll marker and statue
John Carroll Statue image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
4. John Carroll Statue
John Carroll statue, seen from Copley Lawn image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
5. John Carroll statue, seen from Copley Lawn
John Carroll, by Jerome Conner image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
6. John Carroll, by Jerome Conner
Jerome Conner 1912 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
7. Jerome Conner 1912
Signature on John Carroll Statue
Archbishop John Carroll image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
8. Archbishop John Carroll
Margaret Lewis's 1953 Mural of the founder on the stairs in Healy Hall.
Red Tailed Hawk image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 31, 2015
9. Red Tailed Hawk
On Halloween 2015 a Red Tailed Hawk landed on John Carroll's head.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 3, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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