Quincy in Adams County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Original Site of St. Peter Church
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion.
Location. 39° 55.906′ N, 91° 24.21′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Maine Street and 8th Street, on the right when traveling east on Maine Street. Marker is mounted to the Quincy City Hall building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 730 Maine St, Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of Quincy College (within shouting distance of this marker); World Trade Center Artifact (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest M. Wood Office and Studio (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Augustine Tolton (about 400 feet away); St. Boniface Catholic Church (about 400 feet away); Lincoln's ConfidanteIn Memory of the Potawatomi Indian "Trail of Death" (about 500 feet away); Warm, Sincere Friendship (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
Regarding Original Site of St. Peter Church. St. Peter Church and School is located at 25th and Maine Streets (2600 Maine St.), and has been since its opening in 1961. Quincy's City Hall now sits at the former church grounds.
Also see . . . Irish Church: St. Lawrence becomes St. Peter. From the Quincy & Adams County Historical Society's website, this talks about the church's history, as written by Joseph P. Coffey. (Submitted on May 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.