Site of First Catholic Church – La Pointe, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 46° 46.329 W 090° 46.909
15T E 669351 N 5182233
Quick Description: This historical plaque marks the spot where the first Catholic church was built on Madeline Island.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/16/2013 4:55:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ9RQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
This historical plaque marks the spot where the first Catholic church was built on Madeline Island. Missionary priest Father Frederick Baraga was appointed to minister to the Ojibway people.

Site of

First Catholic Church

Built by Father Frederick Baraga

1835

Madeline Island Historical Museum
Group that erected the marker: Madeline Island Historical Museum

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Old Fort Road
LaPointe, WI USA
54859


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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