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Eau Claire in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. Joseph's Chapel

Sacred Heart Cemetery · Omaha Street

 

— City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
St. Joseph's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
1. St. Joseph's Chapel Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Building
Erected in 1896, St. Joseph's Chapel is the only example of a late Nineteenth Century Gothic chapel in Eau Claire. It was built by a member of Sacred Heart Parish.

Designated November Twenty-One
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Eight

 
Erected 1988 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 44° 49.426′ N, 91° 28.803′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker can be reached from Omaha Street west of Starr Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is attached to St. Joseph's Chapel in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eau Claire WI 54703, 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. Sears Catalog House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Eau Claire River Suspension Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); Eau Claire’s Connection to the Soo Line Railroad (approx. one mile away);
St. Joseph's Chapel Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By S. Scheel, May 29, 2016
2. St. Joseph's Chapel Interior
Altar and ceiling
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Walter-Heins (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eichert - Pscheidt (approx. 1.1 miles away); City Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Eau Claire Public Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Eau Claire River (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Joseph’s Chapel. "Rev. John Metzler of Sacred Heart Catholic Parish commissioned the construction of the chapel in 1896..." (Submitted on July 25, 2014.) 

2. St. Joseph's Chapel (Eau Claire, Wisconsin). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 25, 2014.) 
 
St. Joseph's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
3. St. Joseph's Chapel Marker
St. Joseph's Chapel and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
4. St. Joseph's Chapel and Marker
St. Joseph's Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
5. St. Joseph's Chapel
National Register of Historic Places #87002436
Listed January 14, 1988
St. Joseph's Chapel Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By S. Scheel, May 29, 2016
6. St. Joseph's Chapel Interior
Sacred Heart Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
7. Sacred Heart Veterans Memorial
Sacred Heart Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
8. Sacred Heart Cemetery
est. Jan. 7, 1892

Historical Site
St. Joseph Chapel
built in 1896
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 25, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on December 25, 2016, by S. Scheel of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   6. submitted on December 25, 2016, by S. Scheel of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.   7, 8. submitted on July 25, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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May. 25, 2022