National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes - Emmitsburg MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 40.992 W 077° 21.408
18S E 297887 N 4395251
Quick Description: The stone wall reproduction of the Lourdes Grotto in France was initiated by President Fr. John A. Watterson and constructed by Mount St. Mary's seminarians in 1879.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2022 5:14:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM16G0T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams
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Long Description:
From the national shrine grotto website in part:

"The stone wall reproduction of the Lourdes Grotto in France was initiated by President Fr. John A. Watterson and constructed by Mount St. Mary's seminarians in 1879. The purpose of the project was to commemorate the apparitions which had taken place 21 years earlier in France and which had been approved in 1862.

National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
on the campus of Mount St. Mary's University

16330 Grotto Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Phone: 301-447-5318"

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Approximate Age of Artefact: 1879

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