Decker's Chapel - St. Marys, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Szuchie
N 41° 24.055 W 078° 33.624
17T E 703933 N 4586136
Quick Description: Welcome to Decker's Chapel, one of the tinyest chapels in America!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2008 6:09:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM35EE
This tiny chapel was built by Michael Decker (the chapel's namesake) in 1865 and is located in St. Marys, Pennsylvannia. This amazing little building has been referred to as one of the smallest chapel in America. This chapel is also listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Mr. Decker's deeds are memorialized according to the plague located at the front of the chapel. It states:
In memory of Monsignor M.J. Decker
Born. Sep. 3, 1839
Ordained. Oct. 5, 1862
Mons. Feb. 14, 1905
Died. Apr. 10, 1913