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Near Hanoverton in Columbiana County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Birthplace of Catholicism in Northern Ohio

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2013
1. Birthplace of Catholicism in Northern Ohio Marker
Inscription. About a mile south in St. Paul's Cemetery, the Reverend Father Edward J. Fenwick, "Pioneer Apostle of Ohio," organized the first Catholic parish in northern Ohio. The first mass was celebrated in the log house of Daniel McCallister. A century and a half later the cabin was dismantled, moved here, rebuilt, and rededicated in May, 1967 as the Log Cabin Shrine of Dungannon.
 
Erected 1968 by Columbiana County Historical Association, the Columbiana County Highway Department and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 5-15.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.139′ N, 80° 53.04′ W. Marker is near Hanoverton, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Marker is at the intersection of Gavers Road and Railroad Street, on the left when traveling east on Gavers Road. Touch for map. Located at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. Marker is in this post office area: Hanoverton OH 44423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Philip Neri (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Tunnels (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Old Town Pump
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2013
2. Birthplace of Catholicism in Northern Ohio Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge / Teegarden (approx. 6.7 miles away); Morgan's Surrender (approx. 7.8 miles away); Morgan’s Raid (approx. 8 miles away); Stage Coach Inn (approx. 9.2 miles away); Church Hill Road Bridge / Timber Covered Bridges (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanoverton.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2013
3. St.Philip Neri Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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