A candlelit vigil and prayer service was held at the site of the former St. Nick’s Croatian Catholic church along Route 28 in Troy Hill Dec. 7.
Pennsylvania Historical Marker Dedication and Ribbon Cutting at Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Croatian Church, North Side, Historic Site
Under gray and cloudy skies, with occasional rain drops, over 100 people attended the PA Historical Marker Dedication and Ribbon Cutting at the site of the former St. Nicholas Church, North Side. Dressed in colorful Croatian costumes, members of the Junior Tamburitzans of Duquesne, PA, handed out keepsake programs to the event at the entrance to the sidewalk trail, across the street from Penn Brewery. As guests walked along the trail adjacent to Route 28, they viewed 6 murals, sandblasted into [...]
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Rain fell on the site of the former St. Nicholas R.C. Croatian Church along Route 28 in Troy Hill during the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Dedication June 20 as if the Heavens too mourned the loss of America’s first Croatian Catholic congregation.
Officials and parishioners who fought for years to preserve St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church along Route 28 in Troy Hill gathered Saturday for a bittersweet ceremony dedicating a memorial wall where the church once stood.
At the site of the former St. Nicholas Church on Route 28 in Troy Hill, a marker and plaza featuring the history and heritage of the church and its Croatian neighborhood will officially open with a public ceremony.
Unveiling of the PA Historic Marker & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the interpretive panels and memorial wall at St. Nicholas Church Historic Site. Preserve Croatian Heritage Foundation (PCHF) invites you to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new St. Nicholas Church Historic Site and a public dedication of a Pennsylvania Historical Marker for the former St. Nicholas Church, N.S. on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11 AM. There will be a ribbon cutting for the memorial wall and interpretive panels for [...]
The Dedication Ceremony of an Official Pennsylvania State Historical Marker Commemorating the First Croatian Parish in America, St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, North Side and The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the St. Nicholas Church, North Side Interpretive Panels and Memorial Wall will take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.