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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation

 
 
Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 2, 2011
1. Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation Marker
Inscription. Missionaries served Catholics in Huntsville until 1861, when Father Jeremiah F. Trecy was sent by Bishop John Quinlan to organize this parish. Cornerstone for the building was laid in October 1861. Due to the Civil War the church was not completed until 1872. It was dedicated October 1877.
This parish helped to form three other parishes, parochial schools, and charitable organizations in the community.
National Register of Historic Places 1981.
 
Erected 1983 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 43.969′ N, 86° 35.258′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Jefferson Street N south of Meridan Street NW, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of Lakeside United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Fountains (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Boyhood Home Site (about 600 feet away); World War I (about 600 feet away); The Chamber of Commerce Huntsville/Madison County
Wide view of the Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 2, 2011
2. Wide view of the Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation Marker
(about 600 feet away); World War II (about 600 feet away); Korean War (about 700 feet away); Global War on Terrorism (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Also see . . .  St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church - Huntsville, AL: History. St. Mary of the Visitation Parish has a long heritage of faithfulness and generous service both within our parish and extending to the local community (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation (1877) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 2, 2011
3. Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation (1877)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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