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St. Mary's in Elk County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Decker's Chapel

 
 
Decker's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Decker's Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Michael Decker built this chapel in 1856 fulfilling his promise to God after being healed from injuries he sustained after falling from a tree in his apple orchard.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 41° 24.049′ N, 78° 33.623′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's, Pennsylvania, in Elk County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Decker Chapel Road and Earth Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys PA 15857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weis Stone Buildings (approx. 1.8 miles away); General Edward C. Meyer (approx. 1.8 miles away); Franklin House Hotel (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Marys (approx. 1.9 miles away); James Gallagher Home (approx. 8.8 miles away); Calvin and Juliet McCauley Mansion (approx. 8.8 miles away); Ridgway Opera House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Hall, Kaul, and Hyde Store (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Decker's Chapel. The Chapel is also on
Decker's Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Decker's Chapel
Click or scan to see
this page online
the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .  Only in Your State-There’s No Chapel In The World Like This One In Pennsylvania. (Submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Decker's Chapel National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Decker's Chapel National Register of Historic Places Marker
Decker's Chapel Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
4. Decker's Chapel Memorial Marker
In Memory of
Monsignor M.J. Decker
Born, Sep. 3, 1839
Ordained, Oct 5, 1862
Mons, Feb. 14, 1905
Died, Apr. 10, 1913
Decker's Chapel Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
5. Decker's Chapel Interior
Altar inside chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Feb. 6, 2023