Is this your first time here?
Each day, Clio connects thousands of people to nearby culture
and history. Our website and mobile app are free for everyone
and designed to make it easy to discover cultural and historical
sites throughout the United States. You can search for nearby
sites, take a walking tour, create your own itinerary, or simply
go for a walk or drive and let Clio show you nearby sites using
our mobile app. Clio is non-profit and free for everyone
thanks to the support of people like you. Donations are tax-
Click here to learn more!
Saint Dominic Church
Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art ()
This parish church was originally dedicated in 1875 but was destroyed by fire in 1885. the congregation rebuilt their sanctuary in the next two years, dedicating the current building in 1887. Among local residents, the church is best known for its lighted steeple, its two dozen stained glass windows that interpret the life of St. Dominic, and the bell tower that rings out twice per day-at noon and 6pm.
St. Dominican's church has been led by friars who served in the Civil War. Although few members live near the urban church, the congregation has grown throughout the past century of change.
The church is home to one of only a handful of remaining Roosevelt Organs. This organ was installed in 1887-shortly after the completion of the "new" church building following the fire that destroyed to original structure.
630 E Street SW
Washington, DC 20020
This location was created on 2015-12-02
It was last updated on 2015-12-02
This entry has been viewed 2211 times within the past year