Dexter in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Erected 1979 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L0626.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1785.
Location. 42° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3430 Dover St, Dexter MI 48130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dexter Depot / Track Pans (approx. ¼ mile away); Dexter Area Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Alice Frances House•Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Pelham: Bridge Engineer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forest Lawn Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of Mill Creek Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webster United Church of Christ (approx. 3½ miles away); Webster Township Hall (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dexter.
More about this marker. The marker refers to Bishop Caspar Burgess. The correct spelling is Borgess.
Regarding St. Joseph Catholic Church. In 2008, a new church was built north of Dexter. This church is still being used for daily mass and special occasions. The school and convent are no longer in use.
Also see . . . A Brief History of St. Joseph Parish. A history of the church on the church's website. (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. 7. submitted on April 3, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. 8, 9. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.