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Castroville in Medina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Louis Church

 
 
St. Louis Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 10, 2021
1. St. Louis Church Marker
Inscription.  Built by Alsatian settlers of Castro Colony, in Republic of Texas dedicated by the Rt. Rev. John Odin, C.M., first Catholic Bishop of Texas, on Nov. 9, 1846. Claude Dubuis, 1847 pastor, was later a Bishop of Texas. Here in 1868 Sisters of Divine Providence opened their first permanent school in Texas. First Mother House of Order in Texas was established in Castroville. Marked on 100th anniversary of founding of the Sisters of Divine Providence in Texas.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

2nd Plaque
Presented by
Castroville Garden Club
June 5, 1966

 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5053.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is October 9, 1846.
 
Location. 29° 21.319′ N, 98° 52.715′ W. Marker is in Castroville, Texas, in Medina County. Marker is on Angelo Street, 0.1 miles north of London Street, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located on the front wall of the little
The St. Louis Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 10, 2021
2. The St. Louis Church and Marker
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church building on Angelo Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1847 Angelo Street, Castroville TX 78009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Louis Day (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Louis Catholic Church (about 400 feet away); Alsatians of Texas (about 400 feet away); General Wool and the Chihuahua Road (about 400 feet away); Moye (about 400 feet away); Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Homestead of Henri Castro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castroville.
 
The view of the St. Louis Church and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 10, 2021
3. The view of the St. Louis Church and Marker from the street
The St. Louis Church is the left building of the two buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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