St. Thomas the Apostle Church

St. Thomas the Apostle Church (HMYVU)

Location: Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Washtenaw County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 17.087', W 83° 44.498'

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In 1831 Father Patrick O'Kelly came from Detroit to minister to the Irish Catholics in the Washtenaw area. He offered his first mass in Ann Arbor on July 12, 1835, in a home located on land bounded by Detroit, Kingsley and Fifth Streets. St. Thomas parish took more permanent form in 1840, when under the leadership of Father Thomas Cullen it purchased land on Kingsley Street near Division Street and built Ann Arbor's first brick church. It established a parochial school in 1868. The church site was purchased in 1883. The present church, begun in 1896 under Father Edward D. Kelly, was dedicated in 1899. Its granite field stone and Bailey bluestone were donated and hauled to the site by parishioners and area farmers. The first hospital to serve the community and two additional Ann Arbor Catholic parishes emerged from St. Thomas parish.
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HM NumberHMYVU
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker NumberL1181
Year Placed1985
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 273951 N 4685036
Decimal Degrees42.28478333, -83.74163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 17.087', W 83° 44.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 17' 5.22" N, 83° 44' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)734, 313, 517, 586
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 E Kingsley St, Ann Arbor MI 48104, US
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