Near Orient in Hand County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
St. Liborius Church - School
Polo, So. Dak
1881 Settlers from Germany some Bohemia 1st Catholic Church. 1904 St. Liborius Patron Saint Paderborn Germany Complex. Built in 1923 for $30,000. Spanish design from First Missionary Priest. Oblate Priests 1918-1979. Diocesan Priests 1979-1989, Benedictine sisters 1928-1988. Boarder Students 1923-1959. Present Remodeling 1959. 300 parishioners in 1989. Dedicated July 2, 1989 as a tribute to the Faith and Sacrifice of our ancestors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1881.
Location. 44° 46.871′ N, 99° 6.576′ W. Marker is near Orient, South Dakota, in Hand County. Marker is at the intersection of 354th Ave and Polo Dr. on 354th Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17985-354th Ave, Orient SD 57467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenleaf United Methodist Church (approx. 11.3 miles away).
Also see . . . St. Liborius Church. (Submitted on January 18, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.