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The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America

 
 
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker
Inscription.

Russian Orthodox Church of
St. Nicholas
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The National War Memorial Shrine
of the
Russian Orthodox Church of America

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This church has been built to serve as a house of worship to the glory of God and as a memorial to honor those Orthodox Christians who lost their lives in the cause of freedom

Consecrated: November 25, 1962
Metropolitan Leonty
Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church of America
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Dedicated: May 19, 1963
General Jacob L. Devers, USA
Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission

 
Erected 1963 by Russian Orthodox Church in America.
 
Location. 38° 55.497′ N, 77° 4.115′ W. Marker is in Glover Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (here, next to this marker); Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas (a few steps from this marker); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Saint Nicholas Cathedral, northeast entrance image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. Saint Nicholas Cathedral, northeast entrance
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker(s) - visible below lamp to the right of doorway.
Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis (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 . . .  The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America. (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Saint Nicholas Cathedral; Russian Revolution, 1917
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.MilitaryPoliticsWar, World I
 
The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America Marker
Saint Nicholas Cathedral - view from northeast off Mass. Avenue sidewalk.
 
 
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 828 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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