Clearwater, Florida: Virgin Mary in the Glass

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Clearwater, FL- US Highway 19 just north of Drew street on the east side. Across from the Target. From Tampa, take the Courtney Campbell Causeway (60) till it turns into Gulf-to-Bay. Make a right on US 19. It's just passed the stop light on your right (be careful, you have to merge one lane over to continue straight).
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Not much to see since it was vandalized.

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High school kid admits slingshot assault on Virgin Mary windows

A high school sophomore in Clearwater, Florida, admitted to police he fired ball bearings with a Marksman slingshot that destroyed the image of the Virgin Mary in an office building window. The 60-ft.... [05/23/2004] Complete News Story

Vandals destroy head of miracle Virgin Mary image

Vandals shattered the office building glass that made up part of a 60-ft. tall apparition of the Virgin Mary in Clearwater, Florida on March 1.... [03/07/2004] Complete News Story

Oily reflection of the Virgin Mary. Virgin Mary in the Glass

There is a building that supposedly has the image of the Virgin Mary stained onto the glass. The building used to be a bank, and now it has been turned into a shrine. You can buy religious candles across the street at Target, and they have chairs set up. It is free, but there are donation boxes, and I believe a gift shop.

[Dana Duffy, 05/26/2002]
Miracle Mary to lure customers to religious book store

The Virgin Mary -- or a stain said to resemble her -- will greet the Shepherds of Christ Ministries when it moves into an abandoned office building in Clearwater, FL.

... [07/19/1998] Complete News Story

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