Visit of Pope John Paul II, October 3, 1979

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Visit of Pope John Paul II, October 3, 1979

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01021
Title: Visit of Pope John Paul II, October 3, 1979
Creation Date: 10/3/1979
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Historic Street Address: Logan Circle
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

This is an aerial photograph of the outdoor mass, performed on October 3, 1979, by Pope John Paul II.  It was held at Logan Circle, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (just opposite the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, not pictured).  Off to the right of the circle is the Free Library of Philadelphia's main branch.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.958003
Geocode Longitude:-75.170954