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Pope John Paul II Mass

 
 
Pope John Paul II Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander
1. Pope John Paul II Mass Marker
Inscription. In commemoration of the mass for world justice and peace offered by His Holiness Pope John Paul II October 2, 1979 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of the Knights of Columbus.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.579′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of River Avenue and 161st Street on River Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Grant Barrow (a few steps from this marker); Pope Paul VI Mass (a few steps from this marker); Yankee Stadium September 11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (within shouting distance of this marker); Allie Pierce Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (within shouting distance of this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (within shouting distance of this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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