St. Lawrence Parish of Utica

St. Lawrence Parish of Utica (HM28K2)

Location: Utica, MI 48317 Macomb County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 37.295', W 83° 2.344'

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In May 1866 the Reverend Amandus VanDenDriessche of Detroit recited Utica's first Catholic Mass. Forty Irish families at Utica Junction (present-day Roseville) formed what became a mission of Sacred Heart Parish. On August 15, 1874, Bishop C. H. Borgess dedicated St. Lawrence Parish's first church. Four years later a cemetery was consecrated one-half mile north of here. In 1904 a fire swept through Utica, destroying the church. Parishioners worshipped in homes and a rented hall until a new church was built in 1908. The present Neo-Romanesque church was designed by Detroit architect Arthur DesRosiers and erected in 1951. The broad nave seats 800 people. St. Lawrence Parish remains the oldest religious community in Utica.
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HM NumberHM28K2
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 332779 N 4720809
Decimal Degrees42.62158333, -83.03906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 37.295', W 83° 2.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 37' 17.7" N, 83° 2' 20.64" W
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Area Code(s)248, 586, 810
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44107 Utica Rd, Utica MI 48317, US
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