Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Catholic Mass
was first offered in this vicinity by
Father Claude Allouez S.J.
April 20, 1670
This tablet dedicated in 1920 by
the Winn. Co. Arch. and Hist. Society.
Erected 1920 by the Winnebago County Archeological and Historical Society.
Location. 44° 1.373′ N, 88° 30.904′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linde Street and Merritt Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in Menominee Park, along Pratt Trail, near the shore of Lake Winnebago. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Oshkosh Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webster Stanley (approx. one mile away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grand Opera House (approx. 1.2 miles away); The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (was approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oshkosh.
Also see . . .
1. Claude-Jean Allouez. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
2. Oshkosh Public Library. Historic Oshkosh Events: a Timeline. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
3. Wisconsin Historical Society. 1917 newspaper article Col. John Hicks Dies in Texas. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 625 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.