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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

 
 
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
1. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1862 by the people of Mariposa under the direction of Father Auger the church was dedicated and the first mass was said on January 18, 1863 by Archbishop Alemany
 
Erected 1968 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Mariposa Parlor No. 63.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1867.
 
Location. 37° 28.933′ N, 119° 57.725′ W. Marker is in Mariposa, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on First Street near Bullion Street. The marker is located next to the steps leading to the church entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mariposa CA 95338, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named St. Joseph's Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariposa County’s Old Stone Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schlageter Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fremont Adobe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capital Saloon (approx. ¼ mile away); John Trabucco Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Mariposa Meat Market (approx. ¼ mile away); Mariposa Independent Order Odd Fellows Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mariposa.
 
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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mandy Kirby, October 22, 2018
2. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Marker
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 St, Joseph's Catholic Church. St. Joseph’s was the first permanent Catholic church in Mariposa County (Submitted on August 28, 2011.) 
 
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
3. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
The marker is to the right of the steps.
St. Joseph’s Catholic image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
4. St. Joseph’s Catholic
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on October 24, 2018, by Mandy Kirby of Clovis, California.   3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 27, 2022