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St. Patrick's Church

 
 
St. Patrick's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 1, 2012
1. St. Patrick's Church Marker
Inscription.
Has Been Designated A
National
Historic Landmark

This Site Possesses National Significance
in Commemorating the History of the
United States of America

1975
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
(Marker Number 74000936.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 29° 56.794′ N, 90° 4.2′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Camp Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 724 Camp Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Patrick's (here, next to this marker); Saint Patrick's Church (here, next to this marker); The 747 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Starting Point of the First Traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade (about 500 feet away); Lambert-Gallier Inn of Court (about 600 feet away); Lafayette Square (about 700 feet away); 8 in. Columbaid Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the St. Charles Theaters (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Regarding St. Patrick's Church.
St. Patrick's Church Marker, lower right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 1, 2012
2. St. Patrick's Church Marker, lower right
St. Patrick's Church on Camp Street was constructed for the Irish immigrants and other non-Creole Catholics who felt that St. Louis Cathedral catered only to the French and Spanish. The Americans may not have had the pedigree of the Creoles, but they usually had a lot more money.

National Register of Historic Places:
St. Patrick's Church *** (added 1974 - - #74000936)
724 Camp St. , New Orleans
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Gallier,James,Sr., Dakin & Dakin
♦ Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1825-1849
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Religion
♦ Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
♦ Current Function: Religion
 
Also see . . .  St. Patricks Church History. Established in 1833; 1838 — July 1 Cornerstone of permanent church blessed by Bishop Antoine Blanc (Submitted on May 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
St. Patrick's Church Clock and Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 1, 2012
3. St. Patrick's Church Clock and Bell Tower
St. Patrick's Church image. Click for full size.
By M.B. Stroud and Mike Stroud, April 1, 2012
4. St. Patrick's Church
St. Patrick's Church image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey Dan Leyrer, September 1963
5. St. Patrick's Church
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St. Patrick's Church Main Altar image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey Dan Leyrer, September 1963
6. St. Patrick's Church Main Altar
Habs LA,36-NEWOR,59--4
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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