St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church (HM4OH)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21213
Country: United States of America

N 39° 18.433', W 76° 35.881'

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On July 9, 1793, at 3:00 P.M. there arrived in the port of Baltimore at Fells Point a ship, The Guineaman, carrying blacks, slave and free, from Santo Domingo. They were French speaking and Catholic. They formed a Eucharistic community that would become known at the time time the emancipation as the Parish of St. Francis Xavier - the first black Catholic parish in the United States of America.
HM NumberHM4OH
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 362221 N 4352086
Decimal Degrees39.30721667, -76.59801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.433', W 76° 35.881'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 25.98" N, 76° 35' 52.86" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1415-1499 N Caroline St, Baltimore MD 21213, US
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