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Saint Joseph Church - Plymouth, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FSU*Noles
N 45° 01.670 W 093° 26.718
15T E 464920 N 4986138
Quick Description: This is the Church of St. Joseph in Plymouth, MN - part of two churches that are now known as the Parish Community of St. Joseph in New Hope and Plymouth.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 7:36:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM3KYB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 116

Long Description:
St. Joseph's Parish has it's roots in 1856, when a small log chapel was built on Medicine Lake as a mission parish for French-Canadian settlers. In 1877, seven acres of land were donated to the parish at it's current location. The 36 by 80 foot church building you see here was completed at the cost of $2,600, all donated by church members.

In 1965, the parish purchased 11 acres of land in nearby New Hope, on the southwest corner of Boone Avenue and 36th Avenue. In 1970, ground was broken there for a new church, to house the parish that had grown to over 1,200 families. The parish community currently worships at New Hope at the new location, while this church in Plymouth (now known as the "Little Church") still stands as a historic landmark on the original site. The original bell from 1877 still hangs in the steeple today!

If you're visiting this church, the cross atop the spire is also a loggable benchmark (PID QO1731). You can log it by following this link: (visit link)
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1877

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 8:00 AM

Street address of Church:
13015 Rockford Road
Plymouth, MN USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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