Our Lady of La Leche

Our Lady of La Leche (HM23M5)

Location: St. Augustine, FL 32084 St. Johns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 54.288', W 81° 18.913'

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The present chapel is the fourth building on this foundation. Erected first by 1615 this Shrine of Our Lady fell victim three times—to war, pirates and storms. The last reconstruction began in 1918.

The devotion to Our Lady of La Leche honors the divine motherhood of Mary. The Spanish designation is Nuestra Señora de La Leche y Buen Parto (Our Lady of the Milk and Happy Delivery).

This devotion to Mary as patroness of mothers and mothers-to-be was brought to Nombre de Dios from Spain in 1603.
HM NumberHM23M5
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Date Added Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469569 N 3308278
Decimal Degrees29.90480000, -81.31521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.288', W 81° 18.913'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 17.28" N, 81° 18' 54.78" W
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Area Code(s)904
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine FL 32084, US
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