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Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Holy Trinity Church

[Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola]

 
 
Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker
Inscription.

Erected 1792
First place for public
Catholic worship
in what is now the
District of Columbia

 
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 54.413′ N, 77° 4.177′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on N Street, NW east of 36th Street, NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3513 N Street, NW, Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Trinity Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Prospect House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hollywood on the Potomac (about 400 feet away); The Exorcist Steps (about 500 feet away); America's Oldest Catholic University (about 600 feet away); Restoration of Georgetown’s Call Boxes (about 600 feet away); Political Salons of Georgetown (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Additional comments.
1. First Marriage Record
The first marriage record (at this church) occurs
Holy Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Holy Trinity Church Marker
Visible on the south wall of the present Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola, to the right of the main entrance.
on January 1, 1794, for 'David Thomas to Phyllis, a Negro Slave, property of Elizabeth Coyle of Georgetown.'" -- HABS
    — Submitted September 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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