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St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church

 
 
St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church Marker
Inscription. First U.S. foundation, Augustinian Order, 1796. In 1844 the original church here was burned during Nativist riots. This and other violence led to a state law requiring police forces, 1845, and to consolidation of the city and county, 1854.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.328′ N, 75° 8.77′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 N 4th Street. at New Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Funeral For President Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ralph Modjeski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keys To Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arch Street Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Burial Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Nativist Riots - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 6, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionPolitics
 
St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, June 27, 2015
2. St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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