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Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Marker
Inscription. Begun in 1852 and completed in 1889, this is the fifth Catholic Church in Natchitoches. The first was associated with the French colonial Fort St. Jean Baptiste. Proclaimed a minor basilica by apostolic decree from his holiness Benedict XVI in January 2010.
 
Erected by Cane River National Heritage Area.
 
Location. 31° 45.671′ N, 93° 5.264′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 Church St, Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Mass in Natchitoches (a few steps from this marker); The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Legacy of Catholicism (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Denis Tomb (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The American Transition (about 600 feet away); The Red River Campaign (about 700 feet away); Ducournau Building (about 700 feet away); Ft. St. Jean Baptiste (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
 
Also see . . .
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Marker
 The Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. (Submitted on November 5, 2017.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
4. Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
5. Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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