Saint James the Greater - Altoona, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu
N 40° 27.303 W 078° 24.734
17T E 719429 N 4481481
Quick Description: A statue of Saint James at Alto Reste Park Cemetery in Altoona, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2022 5:39:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM16PB0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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Long Description:
This statue of Saint James the Greater is located at Alto Reste Park Cemetery on Plank Road in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The statue depicts Saint James holding a book and a staff.

Saint James was one of Christ's twelve Apostles. He was the brother of Saint John. According to the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 12, James was killed by order of King Herod. It is believed that his remains were transported to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, which is a major pilgrimage site in Europe for that reason.

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Associated Religion(s): Christian

Statue Location: Alto Reste Park

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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