Good Shepherd Church Historical

Good Shepherd Church Historical (HM1U66)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.858', W 84° 52.749'

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FrontAn active Catholic presence was established in Frankfort in 1808 with with Reverend Angier as priest. In 1820s mass was offered at house on Broadway, opposite Capitol. In 1835 worship held in house near railroad tunnel; in 1837 Bishop Flaget of Bardstown purchased house for Catholics on corner of Broadway and High St. Presented by Good Shepherd Church.Reverse
Good Shepherd Church - By 1837 the Catholic community was formally called St. Patrick Mission. Ten years later there was an influx of German and Irish immigrants to Frankfort. A permanent pastor, Father J.M. Lancaster, was appointed in 1848. The property on Wapping Street was purchased in 1849. Congregation was renamed Good Shepherd with the dedication of the church in 1850.
HM NumberHM1U66
Year Placed2000
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685714 N 4229869
Decimal Degrees38.19763333, -84.87915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.858', W 84° 52.749'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 51.48" N, 84° 52' 44.94" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306 Wapping St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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