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Roxbury in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem.

1798-1879

 
 
In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman
1. In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem. Marker
"O. Praem." indicates that Rev. Inama was a member of the Premonstratensian Order founded in 1120 by St. Norbert at Prémontré, near Laon, France.
Inscription. Born in Wilton, Tyrol Dec. 26, 1798. Came to Roxbury in 1845. Dane County's first resident Catholic priest. Labored in Dane, Iowa, Columbia, Dodge, Jefferson, Sauk, Waukesha counties. Repeatedly read Mass in the Assembly chamber of the Capitol, Madison.

Caption for engraved picture:

Chapel and Dwelling, First Catholic Church in Dane County, one half mile west.
 
Erected by Knights of Columbus, Council 551.
 
Location. 43° 15.045′ N, 89° 40.647′ W. Marker is in Roxbury, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from St. Norbert Street (County Road Y), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8944 St. Norbert Street, Sauk City WI 53583, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father Adalbert Inama -- St. Norbert House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wisconsin Heights Battlefield (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle of Wisconsin Heights (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sauk City (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mazomanie Sand Barrens (approx.
In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 11, 2010
2. In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem. Marker
The marker is on the side of St. Norbert's church next to the bench.
2.8 miles away); Free Congregation of Sauk County (approx. 2.8 miles away); August W. Derleth (approx. 2.8 miles away); Culver's (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem.. There was no evidence of the original log cabin church either a mile west (as noted on the nearby marker) or one-half mile west (as noted on this marker).
 
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St. Norbert's Church image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 26, 2010
3. St. Norbert's Church
St. Norbert's Church image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 26, 2010
4. St. Norbert's Church
 
 
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