Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
[Holy Rosary Church]
1492 - 1992
Erected by Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C.
Location. 38° 53.847′ N, 77° 0.895′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street NW and F Street NW, on the right when traveling north on 3rd Street NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 595 1/2 3rd St. NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Adas Israel Synagogue (about 400 feet away); On This Corner ... (about 400 feet away); Discover DC / Judiciary Square National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (about 800 feet away); U.S. Reservation 196 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Victims of Communism Memorial, (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Building Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Regarding Cristoforo Colombo. On the base of the statue are reliefs by Carlo Nicoli and plaques commemorating:
Venerable John B. Scalabrini, "The saintly Bishop and founder of the Missionaries of St. Charles who, since 1960, have nurtured the spiritual and cultural needs of the Holy Rosary community;"
Reverend Nicholas DeCarlo, "Founder and pastor of Holy Rosary Church from 1913 to 1960, who devoted a lifetime to serving the people;" and
James Cardinal Gibbons, "Archbishop of Baltimore, who in the year 1913, decreed the institution of Holy Rosary Church as a shrine for Italian-American Catholics."
Also see . . .
1. Holy Rosary Church. Chiesa del Santo Rosario (Submitted on April 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. CiaoDC:. Lido (Submitted on April 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. DC Memorials: Cristoforo Colombo — Holy Rosary Church. (Submitted on April 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Casa Italiana Hall & Cultural Center. (Submitted on April 14, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Carlo Nicoli, sculptor; Italian Americans;
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