“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
1. St. Mary's Cathedral Marker
Inscription. In 1837 Natchez was designated the See of the Roman Catholic Church in Mississippi. In 1842 Bishop J. M. Chanche began construction of this structure, the only church built as a cathedral in Mississippi.
Erected 1981 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 33.518′ N, 91° 24.099′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on South Union Street near Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 South Union Street, Natchez MS 39121, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishops' Prayer Garden (a few steps from this marker); Immaculate Conception Shrine c. 1846 (within shouting distance of this marker); Intersection of Main and South Union Streets (within shouting distance of this marker); This Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Cokesbury Chapel (about 500 feet away); Bud Scott (about 700 feet
St. Mary's Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. St. Mary's Cathedral Marker
away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Intersection of Washington and South Union streets (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
Categories. Churches & Religion
St. Mary's Cathedral image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
3. St. Mary's Cathedral
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