Seton Heritage Virtual Tour

The Basilica

Completed in 1965, the Basilica was designed as the chapel for the Daughters of Charity in conjunction with the construction of the new Saint Joseph’s Provincial House.

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Altar of Relics

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s relics are entombed in the Altar of Relics at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

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White House

The house which is known today as the White House was the original “St. Joseph’s House” of the community and served as the first motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity.

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Stone House

Step back into the 19th century while you tour the Stone House in St. Joseph’s Valley, where the Sisters of Charity were founded July 31, 1809.

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St. Joseph’s Cemetery & Mortuary Chapel

The location of the original cemetery has its own story. During the summer of 1809, Mother Seton and her companions took a walk through the dense woods on their property in order to select a site for a cemetery.

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