Old Mission of the Sacred Heart
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 47° 33.082 W 116° 21.483
11T E 548300 N 5266638
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating an early Jesuit mission in the Cataldo.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2007 5:47:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM2BCP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 39

Long Description:

Old Mission of the Sacred Heart

Opened for services in 1853, this is the oldest building in Idaho.

Black-robed Jesuits founded the mission on the St. Joe River in 1842, but moved here in 18455 and raised this imposing building in a complete wilderness.  Dwellings and outbuildings are now gone, and the mission moved to Desmet in 1877, but the Mass is still celebrated here every year. ~ text of marker

Marker Name: Old Mission of the Sacred Heart

Marker Type: Roadside

County: Kootenai

City: Cataldo, Idaho

Group Responsible for Placement: Idaho Historical Society

Marker Number: 144

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://www.idahoparks.org/parks/oldmission.aspx


Marker Text: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

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