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Texas Historical Marker Number: 7171

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In the 1840s and 1850s, Galveston was a major point of entry for German immigrants. Bishop John M. Odin recommended construction of this church in 1859-60 for the German Catholic population. Joseph Bleicke, a German-born carpenter, built the frame structure with Gothic revival detailing. A trefoil window adorns the square bell tower. St. Joseph's operated a parochial school from 1876 to 1926 and remained an active parish until 1968.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978
Texas Historical Marker Number: 7171

Marker Text: 

In the 1840s and 1850s, Galveston was a major point of entry for German immigrants. Bishop John M. Odin recommended construction of this church in 1859-60 for the German Catholic population. Joseph Bleicke, a German-born carpenter, built the frame structure with Gothic revival detailing. A trefoil window adorns the square bell tower. St. Joseph's operated a parochial school from 1876 to 1926 and remained an active parish until 1968.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 19783/13/2019
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