A. D. 1795This stone taken from the canal of the Potomac Company of which Washington and Fitzgerald were Directors commemorates the erection of the First Catholic Church in Virginia, A. D. 1795, which stood until 1839 about twenty feet behind this marker.
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|Placed By||Holy Name Society of Sacred Heart Church (Vailsburg), Newark, N.J|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322046 N 4295981|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79463333, -77.04908333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.678', W 77° 2.945'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 40.68" N, 77° 2' 56.70" W|
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|Area Code(s)||202, 703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1000-1144 VA-400, Alexandria VA 22314, US|
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