Saint Michael's Catholic Church

Saint Michael's Catholic Church (HM27K5)

Location: Burlington, TX 76519 Milam County
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N 31° 0.873', W 96° 59.929'

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Irish Catholic settlers first came to this area in 1875. The community, first called Irish Settlement, was served by visiting priests beginning in 1879. Eight families joined together in 1885 to build a church, which they dedicated to St. Michael. The predominantly Irish membership was eventually joined by a number of German-American Catholics. A parochial school opened in 1891 and was operated by nuns of various orders until it closed in 1956. St. Michael's Cemetery (.7 mi. E) contains burials dating to 1878 and is maintained by the church. (1991)
HM NumberHM27K5
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 691034 N 3432933
Decimal Degrees31.01455000, -96.99881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 0.873', W 96° 59.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 0' 52.38" N, 96° 59' 55.74" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 554 Church Ave, Burlington TX 76519, US
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