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St. Mary's in Elk County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Decker's Chapel

 
 
Decker's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Decker's Chapel Marker
Inscription. Michael Decker built this chapel in 1856 fulfilling his promise to God after being healed from injuries he sustained after falling from a tree in his apple orchard.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 41° 24.049′ N, 78° 33.623′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's, Pennsylvania, in Elk County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Decker Chapel Road and Earth Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys PA 15857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Marys (approx. 1.9 miles away); Elk County (approx. 8.9 miles away); First State Game Lands (approx. 9½ miles away); Philip P. Bliss (approx. 13.1 miles away); George Rosenkrans (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Decker's Chapel. The Chapel is also on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Mary's Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Only in Your State-There’s No Chapel In The World Like This One In Pennsylvania. (Submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Decker's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Decker's Chapel
Decker's Chapel National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
3. Decker's Chapel National Register of Historic Places Marker
Decker's Chapel Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
4. Decker's Chapel Memorial Marker
In Memory of
Monsignor M.J. Decker
Born, Sep. 3, 1839
Ordained, Oct 5, 1862
Mons, Feb. 14, 1905
Died, Apr. 10, 1913
Decker's Chapel Interior image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
5. Decker's Chapel Interior
Altar inside chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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