Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Old Cathedral
Center of growth of the Catholic faith and scene of
the great events of early American History in
The Old Northwest Territory.
This historic and stately cathedral
was raised to the rank of a
by his holiness, Pope Paul VI, March 14, 1970
All Buildings of Its Complex
were placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
United States department of the Interior
in cooperation with the
Indiana Department of Natural Resources,
Division of Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is March 14, 1970.
Location. 38° 40.744′ N, 87° 32.043′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on South 2nd Street just north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located at the front entrance to the Basilica of St Francis Xavier. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Church St, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre Gibault (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Rose Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Inside the Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Constructing a Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Vincennes (about 300 feet away); Lincoln Memorial Bridge (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
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