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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania: Big Pope Cross at S1N City

If you stand in just the right spot, a big cross that greeted Pope John Paul II lines up next to a street sign that appears to read, "SIN City."

Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA
The cross and sign are viewed facing west while standing on the north side of US Hwy 30/Lancaster Ave. just east of its intersection with US Hwy 1/City Ave.
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S1n City sign and cross.

Big Pope Cross at S1N City

At the intersection of City Ave (Route 1) and Lancaster Ave (Route 30) is Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary -- home of the great big cross that welcomed the visiting Pope John Paul II in Logan Circle in 1979. A happy accident of signage and placement put the current location of the giant cross at an intersection labeled S1N City.

[Sarah Gowan, 06/03/2014]

A miracle of juxtaposition, similar in irreverence to the (F)ART Sculpture of Columbus, Ohio.

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