Catholic University in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine
of the Holy Family
Blessed by His Holiness Pope John Paul II
October 7, 1979
Location. 38° 56.359′ N, 77° 0.199′ W. Marker is in Catholic University, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Harewood Road NE, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4250 Harewood Road NE, Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War Defenses of Washington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Justine Bayard Ward (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of the Catholic University Law School (approx. 0.4 miles away); U. S. Soldiers' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. half a mile away); Memorial Day Order (approx. half a mile away); Father Michael J. McGivney (approx. half a mile away); Winfield Scott (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catholic University.
Regarding Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine. The date of 988 on the marker is the year when Vladimir the Great accepted Christianity as the state religion of Kievan Rus', a medieval East Slavic state and established the Kiev Metropolis.
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