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St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish

 
 
St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1852 as the first Italian national parish in the U.S. by St. John N. Neumann, Bishop of Philadelphia. New churches were dedicated here, 1854 and 1891. The Delaware Valley's largest Italian community became centered in this neighborhood.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.262′ N, 75° 9.329′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Montrose Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 Montrose Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Gasparro (within shouting distance of this marker); Mario Lanza (within shouting distance of this marker); Giannini Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); House of Industry (about 500 feet away); Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (about 600 feet away); South 9th Street Curb Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Italian Market" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eddie Lang (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish
St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
3. St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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