Holy Rosary - Danish Church Historic District

Holy Rosary - Danish Church Historic District (HMJC)

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46203 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 45.473', W 86° 8.958'

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Platted 1854; now bounded by South East Street, Virginia Avenue, and interstates 65/70. Early residents were Germans, Irish, Scots, and Welsh. Danes resided in area circa 1870-1890. By 1910, ninety percent of area residents were Italian immigrants.

Area became Indiana's largest continuously occupied Italian neighborhood. Sicilians opened nearby produce businesses. District, containing mainly working-class cottages, includes Trinity Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church built 1872, Horace Mann Public School built 1873, and Holy Rosary Catholic Church built 1911-1925. District listed in National Register of Historic Places 1986.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number49.2000.1
Year Placed2000
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Italian Heritage Society of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 572871 N 4401231
Decimal Degrees39.75788333, -86.14930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.473', W 86° 8.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 28.38" N, 86° 8' 57.48" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 521 Stevens St, Indianapolis IN 46203, US
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