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Ironton, Ohio: Roadside Fatima Shrine

Built in the early 1950s by Fr. L.A. Phillips after he'd visited the original Fatima shrine in Portugal. He wanted his Shrine just off a highway so that people would stop and pray.

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

557 Old US-52, Ironton, OH
Eight miles west of town. Ohio River Scenic Byway exit onto County Rd 1A. Drive southwest on County Rd 1A/Old US-52 for two miles. You'll see the Shrine and its parking area on the right.
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Our Lady of Fatima Shrine.

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

A shrine to Our Lady of Fatima who created by a local priest who was moved by seeing the actual Fatima shrine in Portugal.

[Stephen Francia, 05/22/2020]

Built in the early 1950s by Fr. L.A. Phillips, who wanted his Shrine just off a highway so that people would stop and pray. Its 15 upright mosaics represent the 15 mysteries of the rosary.

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