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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Joseph's Church

 
 
St. Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. St. Joseph's Church Marker
Inscription. St. Joseph's Church was erected by the German speaking Catholics of San Antonio. The corner stone is dated May 8, 1866 and was laid on November 9, 1868. The church was dedicated by the Most Reverend C. M. Dubois in 1876. The first pastor of St. Joseph's was Rev. Francis Andres.
 
Erected 1962 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5049.)
 
Location. 29° 25.415′ N, 98° 29.183′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is on East Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 623 E. Commerce St, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 250th Anniversary of the Founding of San Antonio (within shouting distance of this marker); The Torch of Friendship (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Menger Hotel (about 300 feet away); Founding of the Pan American Round Table (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Menger Hotel (about 400 feet away); Alamo Funeral Pyre (about 400 feet away); Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez (about 400 feet away); Menger Bar (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
More about this marker.
St. Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. St. Joseph's Church Marker
The marker number and erecting organization listed above are for the medalion itself. While the medalion of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee identified this as a historical site in 1962, the marker itself is most likely erected by the church or friends of the church.
 
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St. Joseph's Church Parsonage image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. St. Joseph's Church Parsonage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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