Clearwater, Florida: Virgin Mary in the Glass (Gone)

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).
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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