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Allouez in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Catholic Bark Chapel

 
 
The Catholic Bark Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa June 2013
1. The Catholic Bark Chapel Marker
Inscription. Built by the Indians for Father Claude Allouez in 1671, this is a replica of Wisconsin's first Catholic Church. The original was part of Mission St. Francis Xavior, about one mile south of this site.
 
Erected 1982 by Catholic Woman's Club of Green Bay.
 
Location. 44° 28.486′ N, 88° 2.311′ W. Marker is in Allouez, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from Riverside Drive south of Iroquois Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located within Heritage Hill State Historical Park, 2640 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54301. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Menomineeville, Seat of Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Hill State Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Episcopal Mission in Wisconsin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shantytown (approx. mile away); First Redemptorist Church in America (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bernard Henry Pennings (approx. 1.2 miles away);
The Catholic Bark Chapel & Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, June 1, 2013
2. The Catholic Bark Chapel & Grounds
The Port & the Environment (approx. 1.3 miles away); Minahan's Tomb (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allouez.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Native Americans
 
Inside of the Catholic Bark Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, June 1, 2013
3. Inside of the Catholic Bark Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2013, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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