Tempe in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
“The Old Church”
For decades it was the only Catholic Church in the area and former Pastors include Bishop James Davis of Santa Fe and Bishop Francis Green of Tucson. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
United States Department of the Interior
Location. 33° 25.328′ N, 111° 56.111′ W. Marker is in Tempe, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of East University Drive and South College Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East University Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 East University Drive, Tempe AZ 85281, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tempe Hardware Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tempe Bakery/Hackett House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Farmer - Goodwin Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Hayden House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Hayden's Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor Hunt Bass Hatchery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Double Butte Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tempe.
Also see . . . Tempe Historic Property Survey. The Old St. Mary’s church is significant as a prominent landmark in Tempe and as a representative example of Territorial Victorian Romanesque Revival architecture. (Submitted on November 27, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.