First Complete Service of Christian Divine Worship

Photographed September 5, 2013
Erected 1975 by Christ Church Parish,
La Cross County Historical Society and City of La Crosse
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin
43° 48.743′ N, 91° 12.655′ W
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This bluff (commonly called "Grandad Bluff") was the site of the first complete service of Christian Divine Worship to the conducted in La Crosse. The Reverend Father James Lloyd Breck and his company of pioneer missionaries, on the morning of June twenty-third, the fourth Sunday after Trinity, eighteen hundred fifty, climbed to the top of the bluff and celebrated the Holy Eucharist in accordance with the Book of Common Prayer.
This commemorative marker dedicated on the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the occasion by Christ Church Parish in conjunction with the La Crosse County Historical Society and the cooperation of the City of La Crosse.
Sunday, June twenty-second
Anno Domini MCMLXXV

When you see this sign, you're nearly there!

The marker is at this end of the walkway,
to the left of this shot.

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