St. Philomena Church plaque, Molokai, Hawaii 1980

Childs, Iraphne R. (1980) St. Philomena Church plaque, Molokai, Hawaii 1980. [Image]

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Abstract

Plaque in the grounds of St. Philomena Catholic church at Kalawao on the north shore of Molokai, just east of Kalaupapa, where the Belgian missionary priest Father Damien de Veuster served and is buried. Father Damien moved to Molokai in 1873 to assist and care for leprosy patients exiled to Kalaupapa peninsula. Mokapu Island in the background on the left and Akala Island in the background on the right of the image.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: plaques; churches; islands
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United States of AmericaHawaiiMolokaiKalawao
URI: https://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au//id/eprint/210
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