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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. Rose Chapel

Built in 1847

 
 
St. Rose Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, June 19, 2021
1. St. Rose Chapel Marker
Inscription.  By Bishop De La Hailandiere, second Bishop of Vincennes, to serve seminary students, and later, orphans and school students of the Catholic Institutions of Vincennes. The chapel was part of the original St. Rose Academy operated by the sisters of providence 1848 - 1876.
 
Erected 1983 by Cathedral Mens Club, through the generosity of parishioners of the Old Cathedral.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 38° 40.721′ N, 87° 32.081′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker can be reached from South 2nd Street just south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier, next to George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. 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 are within walking distance of this marker. Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Constructing a Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker);
St. Rose Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, June 19, 2021
2. St. Rose Chapel Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the entrance door. Unfortunately, the chapel is not open to the public.
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Inside the Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sackville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Gibault (about 300 feet away); The George Rogers Clark Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Old Cathedral Library and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, July 23, 2021
3. Old Cathedral Library and Museum
The museum showcases the private book collection of Bishop Simon Bruté, the first Bishop of the Diocese of Vincennes. The museum is open Monday - Friday during the summer months, and by appointment through the Knox County Visitors Bureau at other times during the year.
Nearby Plaque on Adjacent Chapel Building image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, June 19, 2021
4. Nearby Plaque on Adjacent Chapel Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 31, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   4. submitted on June 30, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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