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St. John Nepomuk Chapel

 
 
St. John Nepomuk Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
1. St. John Nepomuk Chapel Marker
Inscription.  
1st Czech Catholic Church in America
Founded in 1854
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 38° 36.741′ N, 90° 12.323′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of South 11th Street and Lafayette Avenue, on the left when traveling north on South 11th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1625 South 11th Street, Saint Louis MO 63104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Slezak House (approx. ¼ mile away); Soulard Market (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Soulard (approx. ¼ mile away); Becker House (approx. ¼ mile away); Soulard Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Elizabeth Settlement & Day Nursery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philip W Schneider House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Trapper Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
St. John Nepomuk Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
2. St. John Nepomuk Chapel
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Cornerstone of the chapel (in Czech) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
3. Cornerstone of the chapel (in Czech)
Engraving on the side of the chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
4. Engraving on the side of the chapel
Engravings on the side of the chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
5. Engravings on the side of the chapel
Additional engraving on the side of the chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
6. Additional engraving on the side of the chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 20, 2022