Roseau Cathedral

Roseau Cathedral (HM2HU0)

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N 15° 17.863', W 61° 23.149'

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Roseau Cathedral1730 First started as a 16 x 40 ft solid timber church. This was fashioned after the Kalinago Kabays, consisting of strong posts and woven palm leaves. It was constructed by French lumbermen and peasant farmers. The original main door used to face west down Church Street to the Bayfront. 1800 Built in the gothic-romanesque revival style which was very popular in the 19th century. It took 100 years to complete (1800-1916). The church is made out of cut volcanic stone. 1855 The main steeple completed. 1916 The small west steeple completed. Referred to as "L'eglise de Notre Dame de Bon Port du Mouillage de Roseau" or Our Lady of Fair Haven. 2006 During the restoration, many discoveries were made including a tomb near the altar. Look out forA little further up the road is the beautifully designed Bishop's Residence, built in 1902. Captions: Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven1980s photograph of the Roman Catholic Cathedral.
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HM NumberHM2HU0
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Placed ByMinistry of Tourism and Culture
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Date Added Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20P E 673314 N 1691899
Decimal Degrees15.29771667, -61.38581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 15° 17.863', W 61° 23.149'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds15° 17' 51.78" N, 61° 23' 8.9400000000001" W
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