St. Joseph's Catholic Church Historical

St. Joseph's Catholic Church Historical (HM1XTZ)

Location: Adrian, MI 49221 Lenawee County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 53.969', W 84° 1.589'

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German immigrants desiring to practice Catholicism in their native language founded St. Joseph's parish in 1863. Father John G. Ehrenstrasser became the first pastor in 1865. This handsome brick and stone church, the second house of worship for this parish, was constructed at a cost of $30,000 and dedicated on October 13, 1879, by Bishop Casper H. Borgess. While St. Joseph's tranquil interior has seen several changes, its stately exterior has been altered only slightly in over a century.
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed1980
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 746658 N 4642892
Decimal Degrees41.89948333, -84.02648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 53.969', W 84° 1.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 53' 58.14" N, 84° 1' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)517
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405 Ormsby St, Adrian MI 49221, US
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