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St. Josaphat Basilica

 
 
St. Josaphat Basilica Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 9, 2010
1. St. Josaphat Basilica Marker
Inscription. This magnificent Temple of God is a monument of faith, erected by Polish immigrants at the close of the nineteenth century. Raised to the dignity of a Minor Basilica by Pope Pius XI, it was the third church to be so honored in the United States. Its beauty reflects both the majesty of God and the devotion of its parishioners.
 
Erected 1969 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 74.)
 
Location. 43° 0.163′ N, 87° 55.142′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lincoln Avenue and South 6th Street on West Lincoln Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the northeast corner of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 West Lincoln Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bay View’s Immigrants (approx. 0.7 miles away); R. D. Whitehead Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Saint Stephen Lutheran Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joseph Schlitz (approx. 1.2 miles away); Orville Cadwell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jacob Best
St. Josaphat Basilica Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, April 24, 2015
2. St. Josaphat Basilica Marker
The basilica had some repair work done, including a new paint job for the historical marker.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Mathias Stein (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Silas J. Sawyer and Jennie E. Sawyer (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. Wisconsin Registered Landmark #74
 
Also see . . .  History of the Basilica. The Basilica of Saint Josaphat is a Minor Basilica created by Pope Pius XI in 1929. (Submitted on July 15, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
St. Josaphat Basilica image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 9, 2010
3. St. Josaphat Basilica
Looking southeast from South 7th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
St. Josaphat Basilica image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 9, 2010
4. St. Josaphat Basilica
Looking southwest from South 6th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
 
 
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