Corpus Christi Cathedral Site

Corpus Christi Cathedral Site (HM28C3)

Location: Corpus Christi, TX 78401 Nueces County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 47.645', W 97° 23.79'

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This site and the Corpus Christi Cathedral property were donated to the Diocese by the Kenedy family in 1938.
Construction of the Cathedral started in 1939 and it was dedicated in 1940. The former Kenedy home, located where the Cathedral now sits, was used by the Sisters of Charity as a hospital in 1919.
Later, it became the Cathedral High School and then a primary school.
It was moved to this site in 1939 serving also as a community service center and U.S.O., and later as a Catholic Youth Center before destruction in 1952. The attached iron work was a part of the Kenedy home.

Erected July 1978
by order of
The Alhambra Baza No. 78
Corpus Christi, Texas
HM NumberHM28C3
Year Placed1978
Placed ByThe Alhambra Baza No. 78, Corpus Christi
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 657970 N 3075423
Decimal Degrees27.79408333, -97.39650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 47.645', W 97° 23.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 47' 38.7" N, 97° 23' 47.4" W
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Area Code(s)361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 620 Lipan St, Corpus Christi TX 78401, US
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