Memorial Khachkar in Southfield, Michigan

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Chapel/Church, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Gift from Catholicos Vasken I, presented to Mr. Alex Manoogian - benefactor of the Holy See of Etchmiadzin. Base donated by Mike Kojaian
Architect/Designer/Artist:Hurach
Placement:Freestanding sculpture in the courtyard of St. John's Armenian Apostolic Church.
Physical Setting:Enclosed courtyard. Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:St. John's Armenian Apostolic Church
Physical Condition:Good
Inscription:Inscriptions in Armenian & English.
Location:St. John's Armenian Church, 22001 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, Michigan 48075 United States
Web Site:www.stjohnsarmenianchurch.org
Design Date:1978 in Armenia
Dedication Date:November 4, 1987
Prior Use of Site:Courtyard of the Armenian church.
History of Ownership:Owned by the St. John's Armenian Church of Southfield.
Notable Visitors:Catholicos Vasken I - 1987
Catholicos Karekin I - 1996
Catholicos Karekin II - 2005


Thomas Stamboulian, Jr., 2006