St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (HM19ZE)

Location: Monroe, MI 48162 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 55.107', W 83° 23.792'

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This church is the immediate successor to the first church of Monroe County, St Antoine aux Riviere Raisin (October 15, 1788), which was located two miles upriver.Construction of this church was begun in 1834. It was consecrated in 1839. The name was changed in 1845. November 28, 1889, the hundredth anniversary of the dedication of the first church was memorialized by the unveiling of the granite monument which stands in front of the St. Mary edifice.During the pastorate of Fr. Florent Gillet, the order of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was founded here in 1845.
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HM NumberHM19ZE
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Placed ByMonroe County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 301265 N 4643499
Decimal Degrees41.91845000, -83.39653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.107', W 83° 23.792'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 6.42" N, 83° 23' 47.52" W
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Area Code(s)734
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1014 River Raisin Heritage Trail, Monroe MI 48162, US
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