Centennial of Old St. Mary's

© Photographed March 28, 2015
Erected 1970 by Milwaukee Landmarks Commission
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Here have I stood these hundred years
Asking the busy passer-by
Whether he carries - even as I -
Christ in his heart
Centennial of Old Saint Mary's 1946

Old St. Mary's Church is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of North Broadway and East Kilbourn Avenue, at 838 North Broadway, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202.

Old St. Mary Parish

Wikipedia: Old St. Mary's Parish
  • The church was built in 1847.
  • The parish was founded in 1846 by German Catholic immigrants. 
  • Old St. Mary's is the oldest church still standing in the city.
  • The church was designed by Victor Schulte, a Prussian immigrant, who designed three other religious buildings in the area.
  • Old St. Mary's is constructed of Cream City brick. 
  • The tower gained a clock in 1860 and three bells in 1868; the bronze bells were cast in Munich.
  • The carved wooden main altar was purchased in 1848.
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The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Register.

National Register Listing Date: 1973-03-07
State Register Listing Date: 1989-01-01

See also, Old St. Mary's, also at this location.

The marker is mounted to the far left corner of the facade.

See also, Old St. Mary's, also at this location. 

Old St. Mary is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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