Saint Michael The Archangel Catholic Church 1913

Saint Michael The Archangel Catholic Church 1913 (HM1ML6)

Location: Leesville, LA 71446 Vernon Parish
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N 31° 8.33', W 93° 15.827'

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Construction on the first Catholic Church in Leesville was begun by Father Q. Vanderburg in 1913. The church was blessed by the Right Reverend Bishop Cornelius Van de Ven on Aprin 26, 1914. The first resident administrator was The Reverend Dennis A. Curran. Prior to 1914, the Catholics of Vernon Parish were ministered to by the priests from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Many. The Mission status of St. Michael's was changed to that of a parish by The Most Reverend Bishop Charles P. Greco on October 18, 1946.
HM NumberHM1ML6
Year Placed2008
Placed ByVernon Parish Police Jury and Vernon Parish Tourism Commission
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Date Added Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 474854 N 3445018
Decimal Degrees31.13883333, -93.26378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 8.33', W 93° 15.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 8' 19.8" N, 93° 15' 49.62" W
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Area Code(s)318, 337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 US-171, Leesville LA 71446, US
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