John Joseph Huches Cabin - Emmitsburg, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 40.871 W 077° 21.352
18S E 297961 N 4395025
Quick Description: A log cabin in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2021 4:31:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM14G8X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "John Joseph Huches, An Irish-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, lodged in this cabin. Hughes was employed as a gardener for the Mount St. Mary's College grounds and befriended Mother (St.) Elizabeth Ann Seton, who persuaded Fr. Dubois (President of the College) to consider his admission. Hughes was admitted in September 1820. Six year later, he became a priest and moved on to become the fourth bishop and first archbishop of the archdiocese of New York."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1820

Architectural Period/Style: Log Cabin

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Country House

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Tied to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Main Material of Construction: Wood

Private/Public Access: Private

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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