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Shenandoah in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Michael's Church

 
 
St. Michael's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, February 7, 2015
1. St. Michael's Church Marker
Inscription. Founded by Ukrainian immigrants in 1884, St. Michael's was the first church of the Greek Catholic Rite in America. Present church edifice, of the Byzantine style, was erected in 1983.
 
Erected 1984 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 49.134′ N, 76° 12.262′ W. Marker is in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of South Chestnut Street and West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on South Chestnut Street. Click for map. The marker is located on the front lawn of the church, partially obstructed by a tree. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 South Chestnut Street, Shenandoah PA 17976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Lithuania, USA (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Dorsey Brothers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Anthracite Miners Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Six ton piece of coal (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (approx. half a mile away); Mahanoy Plane (approx. 2.6 miles away);
Wide view of the St. Michael's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the St. Michael's Church Marker
Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shenandoah.
 
Also see . . .  St. Michael's Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church - Shenandoah, PA 17976 - Est. 1884. Founded by Ukrainian Catholics in 1884, St. Michael's is the first parish of the Greek Catholic Rite in America... For one hundred and twenty five years the faithful are still able to worship God in their own church. (Submitted on August 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
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St. Michael's Church (1983) image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
3. St. Michael's Church (1983)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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