Panna Maria in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Immaculate Conception Church
Oldest Polish parish in America. Offered its first Mass on Dec. 24, 1854 (altar under an oak tree). First building erected 1855. This church with 100-foot tower built 1877; remodeled 1937.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2619.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is December 24, 1854.
Location. 28° 57.432′ N, 97° 53.888′ W. Marker is in Panna Maria, Texas, in Karnes County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 81, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13879 FM 81, Panna Maria TX 78144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Panna Maria (a few steps from this marker); Panna Maria, Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Pilarczyk Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First Store in Panna Maria (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Joseph's School Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); El Fuerte del Cibolo (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panna Maria.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.