St. Leo's Catholic Church

St. Leo's Catholic Church (HMPF6)

Location: Demopolis, AL 36732 Marengo County
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N 32° 30.801', W 87° 50.322'

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Catholicism was first introduced to thisregion in 1540 by the priests who accompaniedHernando DeSoto. Napoleonic exiles of theVine and Olive Colony held religious servicesand attempted to establish a Catholic missionin Demopolis in 1817. Services were held inhomes and in a small frame structure beforethe present building was constructed in1905. This church remained a mission untilSt. Leo's Parish was permanently establishedin 1936.
HM NumberHMPF6
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 421223 N 3597648
Decimal Degrees32.51335000, -87.83870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.801', W 87° 50.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 48.06" N, 87° 50' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1589-1599 W Perry St, Demopolis AL 36732, US
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