St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (HM15JG)

Location: Lagro, IN 46941 Wabash County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 50.182', W 85° 43.806'

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Congregation founded 1836, serving Irish who immigrated to area to work on construction of Wabash and Erie Canal, 1834-1837. Many Irish bought land and stayed as permanent residents using their religious and cultural interests to build Lagro, originally platted 1834, into a thriving trade center.

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Church dedicated first building 1838; used for activities until razed in 1960s. This brick structure, built 1870-1873, designed in Victorian Gothic Style; original bell still in use. Brick made in Huntington and Lagro. Features include hand-carved altars and statues, stained glass windows, and oak and walnut curved stairway. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1999.
HM NumberHM15JG
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number85.2000.1
Year Placed2000
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Eugene and Anne Driscoll Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 607065 N 4521368
Decimal Degrees40.83636667, -85.73010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 50.182', W 85° 43.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 50' 10.92" N, 85° 43' 48.36" W
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Area Code(s)765, 260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 944-998 Main St, Lagro IN 46941, US
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