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Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Catholic Church In Green Bay

 
 
First Catholic Church In Green Bay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
1. First Catholic Church In Green Bay Marker
Inscription.
Near this site stood the first Catholic church in Green Bay begun in the year of our Lord 1823 by Father Gabriel Richard Vicar Apostolic of the Northwest and finished by Father Stephen Badin first resident pastor and missionary.

A short distance north of this was located the first Catholic cemetery, used for nearly a century. It was abandoned in 1835.

Erected by the Marquette Club of Green Bay 1924
 
Erected 1924.
 
Location. 44° 30.5′ N, 88° 1.133′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Adams Street on Washington Street. Touch for map.
Located near Fire Station No. 1 on the corner of Washington and Adams Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Baye Burial Place (here, next to this marker); Bank Of Wisconsin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elks Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee Road Passenger Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee Road Depot (approx. 0.2 miles
First Catholic Church and La Baye burial place Markers image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 1, 2011
2. First Catholic Church and La Baye burial place Markers
away); Packers Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vice Admiral James H. Flatley Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freimann Hotel Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
 
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Church and La Baye burial place Markers in front of Fire Station #1 image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 1, 2011
3. Church and La Baye burial place Markers in front of Fire Station #1
La Baye (right) and First Catholic Church (left) markers in front of Fire Station #1 image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, June 6, 2011
4. La Baye (right) and First Catholic Church (left) markers in front of Fire Station #1
La Baye burial place marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 1, 2011
5. La Baye burial place marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   4. submitted on June 6, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   5. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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