Chapel of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple

Chapel of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple (HM4EE)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21201
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.739', W 76° 37.416'

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This chapel designed by Maximilien Godefroy represents a unique combination of French Gothic and classical architecture; it was built of English brick and trimmed with Acquia Creek sandstone and stucco. The cornerstone was dedicated by Bishop Carroll on June 16, 1808.

From 1808 to 1809, the basement chapel was used by Mother Elizabeth Seton: in this chapel, she and her followers took their first vows. In 1829, the Oblate Sisters of Providence were founded here by Father Jourbert.

In 1916, the interior of the main chapel was remodeled - the altar was moved further back into the apse; tile flooring and oak pews were installed in the nave. At the same time, the chapel's steeple was removed.

In 1959-1960, the chapel was exteriorly renovated by James Cox & Son, Inc.
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HM NumberHM4EE
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 359992 N 4350842
Decimal Degrees39.29565000, -76.62360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.739', W 76° 37.416'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 44.34" N, 76° 37' 24.96" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 N Paca St, Baltimore MD 21201, US
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