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Southfield in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Church of Saint Bede

 
 
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By Joel Seewald, July 4, 2018
1. Church of Saint Bede Marker
Inscription.  
Here once stood the former catholic "Church of Saint Bede"

"Saint Bede" was part of a convent and school that serviced the surrounding community for over 50 years
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 42° 30.159′ N, 83° 13.373′ W. Marker is in Southfield, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Southfield Road and Twelve Mile Road, on the left when traveling north on Southfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29033 Southfield Road, Southfield MI 48076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Covenanter Church / The Underground Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Memorial Marker (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mary Thompson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mary Thompson Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away); Berkley School Cornerstone (approx. 2 miles away); Berkley Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Berkley Old Village/Fire Hall (approx. 2 miles away); First Oakland County Explorers (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southfield.
 
Also see . . .
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By Joel Seewald, July 4, 2018
2. Church of Saint Bede Marker
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 Church of Saint Bede. Description and pictures of the church building on the Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy website. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
Additional commentary.
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Saint Bede closed in 2007 and, with St. Beatrice, St. Ives, and St. Michael parishes in Southfield, formed Church of the Transfiguration. The building was vacant for many years until mixed used development of the site was announced in 2013. Demolition of the building was expected in February and March 2014.
    — Submitted July 5, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
 
Church of Saint Bede Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, July 4, 2018
3. Church of Saint Bede Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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