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Oldenburg in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Old Stone Church

Built 1846-1848

Old Stone Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Old Stone Church Marker
Inscription.  Father Franz Joseph Rudolf laid corner stone September 8, 1846. Succeeded original log church of St. Mary in 1848. Consecrated April 14, 1850. Replaced by present Holy Family Church in 1862. Made into part of Franciscan Friary in 1866. Renovated into present rectory, 1985.
Erected 1987.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is April 14, 1817.
Location. 39° 20.39′ N, 85° 12.23′ W. Marker is in Oldenburg, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Pearl Street south of Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oldenburg IN 47036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Oldenburg (a few steps from this marker); Father Franz Joseph Rudolf (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackman General Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Immaculate Conception Convent (about 500 feet away); Corpus Christi Procession Route (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Academy of the Immaculate Conception (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Carriage House (approx. 8.2 miles away); Ben Franklin III (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldenburg.
Old Stone Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Old Stone Church
View to east from Pearl Street
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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