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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church

“Dues Optima Maxima” • “To God, the Best and the Greatest”

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.
St. Anthony of Padua Church was built in 1902 under the direction of the Franciscan Order for the German Catholics in the Wichita area. St. Anthony's is the oldest Catholic church in Wichita. In 1888, the church was designated an historic landmark because of its unique decor and architecture. The Moorish steeple is a distinctive part of the Wichita skyline.
 
Location. 37° 41.379′ N, 97° 19.441′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Ohio Street near East 2nd Street North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 258 Ohio Street, Wichita KS 67214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Keen Kutter Building ( approx. ¼ mile away); Isaac N. Hockaday Building ( approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Isaac N. Hockaday Building ( approx. ¼ mile away); Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) ( approx. ¼ mile away); Advance Rumely Building ( approx. ¼ mile away); A. S. Parks and A. E. Jones Building ( approx. ¼ mile away); Oldtown Marketplace ( approx. ¼ mile away); Warehouse District ( approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church and Marker

1. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Wichita KS. (Submitted on June 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Louis, Missouri, Bell Foundries. (Submitted on June 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made Features
 
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Steeple image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Steeple
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
4. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
5. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Bell
Stuckstede Foundry, St. Louis, 1890
St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
6. St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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