Statues - Hither & Thither

Vila Franco do Campo
(Fr. de São Pedro)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Teófilo Braga / Rua Cónego Sena Freitas
(Igreja de São Pedro)

São Pedro

Saint Peter

(Greek: Πέτρος, Pétros, "stone, rock"; possibly died AD 67)
apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope


Vila Franco do Campo /  São Pedro   Vila Franco do Campo /  São Pedro


Stone statue of St. Peter holding a cross staff on which hangs a key. The statue is placed in a niche in the façade of the Igreja de São Pedro.


Location (N 37°42'56" - W 25°26'18")

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Item Code: ptac090; Photograph: 24 June 2016
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