L'Orignal in Prescott and Russell United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
St Jean-Baptiste Catholic Church
The first Catholic church was built in stone in 1829 but was demolished some years later, having been deemed unstable. In 1851, Father Bourassa, drew a plan for a new church building and physically worked on its construction. His successor, Abbot Bou- vier, arranged for the completion of the interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
Location. 45° 37.131′ N, 74° 41.481′ W. Marker is in L'Orignal, Ontario, in Prescott and Russell United Counties. Marker is on Queen Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1057 Queen St, L'Orignal ON K0B K0B, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presbytère de l'église catholique / Rectory of the Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Ancien bureau de poste / Old Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); District Court-House and Gaol 1825 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of l'Orignal (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bureau d'enregistrement / The Land Registry Office (about 90 meters Palais de justice et prison / Court House and Jail (about 90 meters away); Magasin Bertrand Store (about 90 meters away); Maison Periard House (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in L'Orignal.
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