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Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Ave Maria Grotto

 
 
The Ave Maria Grotto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2010
1. The Ave Maria Grotto Marker
Inscription.  
The Ave Maria Grotto
the work of Brother Joseph Zoettl, O.S.B.
has been recorded in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States Department of Interior 1984.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 34° 10.639′ N, 86° 49.065′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on Saint Bernard Drive SE. The marker is located in front of the Bethlehem building next to the shrub. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Saint Bernard Drive SE, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. 1.3 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. 1˝ miles
Bethlehem building image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2010
2. Bethlehem building
The Ave Maria Grotto Marker is located in the shrub in front of the Bethlehem building at the beginning of the tour.
away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. 1˝ miles away); King Pharr Canning Company Operated Here (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
The Ave Maria Grotto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2010
3. The Ave Maria Grotto Marker
This marker is at the end of the tour of Ave Maria Grotto tour. My granddaughter Sierra Hughes took this picture.
The Ave Maria Grotto image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2010
4. The Ave Maria Grotto
Brother Joseph Zoettl Overlooking His Work. image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2010
5. Brother Joseph Zoettl Overlooking His Work.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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