Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Immaculate Conception Cathedral (HM27ZG)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.163', W 97° 29.769'

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- 1854 -

Built in 1854-1859, the cathedral was designed by French architect Father Pierre Keralum of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The cathedral is Gothic Revival in the ecclesiastical form with a Latin cross plan. During the Mexican Revolution, priests and bishops fleeing Mexico were hidden in the rectory.
The cathedral exterior was restored in 1963 and in 1970.

Construida 1854-1859 la catedral fue disenada por el arquitecto frances Padre Pierre Keralum de los Misioneros Oblatos de Maria Inmaculada. La arquitectura es neogotica en la forma eclesiastica y tiene una planta en forma de cruz. Durante la Revolucion sacerdotes y obispos huyendo de Mexico se escondian en la rectoria.
El exterior de la catedral fue restaurada en 1963 y en 1970.
HM NumberHM27ZG
Placed ByBrownsville Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650636 N 2865774
Decimal Degrees25.90271667, -97.49615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.163', W 97° 29.769'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 9.7799999999998" N, 97° 29' 46.14" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 726 E 12th St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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