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Bay St. Louis in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Our Lady of the Gulf

 
 
Our Lady of the Gulf Marker image. Click for full size.
September 16, 2017
1. Our Lady of the Gulf Marker
Inscription. Established 1847 by Bishop J.J. Chanche, S.S., first Bishop of Natchez. Mother church of Hancock County, third oldest Catholic parish on the Gulf Coast and fifth oldest in Mississippi.
 
Erected 1977 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 18.461′ N, 89° 19.653′ W. Marker is in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on South Beach Boulevard near Union Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 228 S Beach Boulevard, Bay Saint Louis MS 39520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph's Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stanislaus College (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hancock County Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Bay St. Louis (approx. mile away); Publius Rutilius Rufus Pray (approx. mile away); 100 Men D.B.A. Hall (approx. half
Our Lady of the Gulf and Marker image. Click for full size.
September 16, 2017
2. Our Lady of the Gulf and Marker
a mile away); Old Spanish Customs House (approx. half a mile away); Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay St. Louis.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
<i>Church of Our Lady of the Gulf and St. Joseph's Academy, Bay St. Louis, Miss.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Collotype, Elizabeth, New Jersey, circa 1920
3. Church of Our Lady of the Gulf and St. Joseph's Academy, Bay St. Louis, Miss.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2017.   3. submitted on September 21, 2017.
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