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Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell

Cornlea, Nebraska

 
 
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell Marker
Inscription.

Inscribed on the Bell:
Cast by Stuckstede & Bro.
St. Louis, Mo
1908
A.D. MCMY-111 - Pius - Pro
[Probably MCMVIII for 1908]
Ecclesia S.S. Cordis
Cornlea, Nebr.


Weight: 1,000 lbs.

The dedication of the Sacred Heart Church, Cornlea, Nebraska was November 4, 1908. The church bell was purchased by the parish on December 15, 1908, for $188.87 plus freight of $7.80. The church was closed and the bell sold in 1974.

 
Erected 1992 by Columbus Community Foundation, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 41° 25.357′ N, 97° 22.114′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is on 33rd Avenue (U.S. 30/81) near 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Belltower is in Pawnee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NE 68601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United Methodist Church Bell (here, next to this marker); St. Michael's Catholic Church Bell (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named United Methodist Church Bell
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell
(here, next to this marker); St. Mary's Catholic Church Bell (here, next to this marker); North Branch, Oregon Trail (a few steps from this marker); St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Congregational Church Bell (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .  History of Sacred Heart Church, Cornlea, Nebraska. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Columbus Quincentenary Bell Tower (South) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Columbus Quincentenary Bell Tower (South)
The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on September 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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