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Creation Date

1-1-2013

Building Name

Father Francisco Lopez Statue

Description

Father Francisco Lopez Statue, St Augustine FL.

This sculpture of Father Francis was made by sculptor Ivan Mestroviuc in 1962. It is made of bronze and the base is polished granite. It was administered by the Diocese of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida. It stands eleven feet tall, on a large base.

This statue of Father Francisco Lopez De Mendoza Grajales is located on the grounds of the Nombre de Dios Mission in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. Father Lopez was the first pastor of St. Augustine, the first parish priest in this land. The statue portrays Father Lopez in priestly vestments preaching the Gospel. The statue was dedicated on April 13, 1958 with Dr. Mestrovic and his wife in attendance.

National Register of Historic Places NRIS #12000317

Latitude, Longitude

29.90414722, -81.31492222

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Father Francisco Lopez Statue; Father Francisco Lopez De Mendoza Grajales; Nombre de Dios; Dr. Ivan Mestrovic; Statue; St Johns County (Fl.); St Augustine (Fl.); Memorials --- Florida --- St Augustine.

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