Earliest Church

Earliest Church (HM1JJO)

Location: Cheektowaga, NY 14225 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 55.573', W 78° 45.235'

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Our Lady of Christians started as a shrine in 1851. Fulfilling a vow he made during an Atlantic storm in November 1836. German immigrant Joseph Batt gave land and built the shrine. In October 1890, this church became the first parish in Cheektowaga.
Year Placed1964
Placed ByTown Board - Town of Cheektowaga
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 683296 N 4755068
Decimal Degrees42.92621667, -78.75391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 55.573', W 78° 45.235'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 55' 34.38" N, 78° 45' 14.1" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4107-4113 NY-277, Cheektowaga NY 14225, US
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