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Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Catholic Mass

 
 
First Catholic Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
1. First Catholic Mass Marker
Inscription.
The Holy Sacrifice of Mass
was first offered in this vicinity by
Father Claude Allouez S.J.
April 20, 1670

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This tablet dedicated in 1920 by
the Winn. Co. Arch. and Hist. Society.

 
Erected 1920 by the Winnebago County Archeological and Historical Society.
 
Location. 44° 1.373′ N, 88° 30.904′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linde Street and Merritt Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in Menominee Park, along Pratt Trail, near the shore of Lake Winnebago. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Oshkosh Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Monument (approx. mile away); Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webster Stanley (approx. one mile away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away);
First Catholic Mass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
2. First Catholic Mass Marker
Grand Opera House (approx. 1.2 miles away); The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Oshkosh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Claude-Jean Allouez. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.) 

2. Oshkosh Public Library. Historic Oshkosh Events: a Timeline. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.) 

3. Wisconsin Historical Society. 1917 newspaper article Col. John Hicks Dies in Texas. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Nearby George Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
3. Nearby George Washington Monument
The statue is a replica in bronze of the original in white marble made for Virginia's State Capitol by sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon.
(Menominee Avenue at East New York Street)

Washington
Presented to the City of Oshkosh
by John Hicks 1911
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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