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

Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas

 

—[Saint Nicholas Cathedral - Orthodox Church in America] —

 
Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas Marker
Inscription.

Russian Orthodox Church
of
St. Nicholas
Washington, D.C.
***
This parish was founded in 1930 for the purpose of religious worship, and to perpetuate the memory of all Russians who gave their lives for their country and their faith during the tragic years of World War I and the Russian Revolution.

 
Erected by St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church.
 
Location. 38° 55.489′ N, 77° 4.117′ W. Marker is in Glover Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Edmunds Street, NW, west of Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America (a few steps from this marker); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (a few steps from this marker); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis
St. Nicholas Cathedral - entrance off Edmunds Street image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. St. Nicholas Cathedral - entrance off Edmunds Street
Marker is visible below the lamp, right side of doorway.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Herb Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Road to Fort Duquesne (approx. 0.4 miles away); All Hallows Guild (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glover Park.
 
Also see . . .  St. Nicholas Cathedral - Orthodox Church in America...: "History of the parish". (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Russian-Americans; Georgian-Americans; cathedral; shrine; Orthodox Church in America.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
St. Nicholas Cathedral - carved Slavonic inscription, outside of apse image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. St. Nicholas Cathedral - carved Slavonic inscription, outside of apse
Translation:"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28.
Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from east lawn image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
4. Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from east lawn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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