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Convent of Mary Immaculate (1878)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
N 24° 33.164 W 081° 47.792
17R E 419331 N 2715657
Quick Description: Monroe County HM
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2008 7:44:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM3YVH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StressMaster
Views: 31

Long Description:
From the marker:

     Built by the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary, a Canadian Order which first established a school here in 1868. Designed by William Kerr of Ireland, of Romanesque style, with dormered, mansard roofs and central tower. In the Spanish-American War the Sisters offered their services as nurses and the Convent to the Navy as a hospital, and rendered devoted service to the wounded and yellow fever victims.
Marker Number: F-78

Date: 1962

County: Monroe

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials

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