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Cold Spring in Stearns County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel)

Assumpta est Maria

 
 
Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
1. Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) Marker
Inscription.

1854 Father Francis X. Pierz offers first mass in this vicinity
1877 Father Leo Winter, O.S.B. erects a chapel in honor of the Assumption of B.V.M. to avert grasshopper plague
1894 June 28. Tornado destroys chapel
1951 Chapel rebuilt during pastorate of Father Victor Ronellenfitsch, O.S.B., by members of the community and other friends
 
Erected by St. Boniface Parishioners and Friends.
 
Location. 45° 27.358′ N, 94° 24.85′ W. Marker is in Cold Spring, Minnesota, in Stearns County. Touch for map. Marker is on the exterior chapel wall, adjacent to its entrance. The chapel is on the hilltop at the end of Pilgrimage Road, east off Chapel Hill Road, which turns NE off Chapel Road about 700 feet SE of its intersection with Minnesota Hwy 23. Follow the signs. Marker is in this post office area: Cold Spring MN 56320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luxemburg (approx. 8.2 miles away); St. John's Abbey and University Old Church and Quadrangle (approx. 8.6 miles away); Saint John's Abbey and University (approx. 8.7 miles away); St. Walburg Hall
Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
2. Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) and Marker
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Maine Prairie Corners (approx. 8.8 miles away); St. John's Abbey and University (approx. 9.1 miles away); Veterans Park (approx. 10 miles away); Quarry Derrick (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Assumption Chapel. (Submitted on October 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel). (Submitted on October 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel), Marker, and Stations of the Cross image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
3. Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel), Marker, and Stations of the Cross
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
4. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
5. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
6. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
7. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
8. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
9. Assumption Chapel Stained Glass Window
Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) Tympanum image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2014
10. Assumption Chapel (AKA Grasshopper Chapel) Tympanum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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