Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart Church (HM296W)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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N 25° 54.29', W 97° 30.14'

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-1912-

(English)
Built in 1912, designed by Frederick B. Gaenslen, the church was established by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate as the first English-speaking Catholic parish in Brownsville. Built in the Gothic Revival style, it was severely damaged by the hurricanes of 1963 and 1967 and later restored. The stained glass windows bear the names of many of the pioneer and prominent families of the area.
(Spanish)
Construida en 1912 y diseñada por Frederick B. Gaenslen, la iglesia fue establecida por los Misioneros Oblatos de María Inmaculada.
Fue la primera parroquia católica de habla-ingles en Brownsville.
La iglesia estilo neogótico sufrio danos severos durante los huracanes de 1963 y 1967 y depues fue restaurada.
Las vidrieras tienen los nombres de varias de las familias pioneras y prominentes de la region.
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HM NumberHM296W
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Placed ByBrownsville Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650014 N 2866001
Decimal Degrees25.90483333, -97.50233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.29', W 97° 30.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 17.4" N, 97° 30' 8.4" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 602 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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