The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Fort Wayne, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23
N 41° 04.543 W 085° 08.292
16T E 656404 N 4548832
Quick Description: Historic church in downtown Fort Wayne
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2012 1:35:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAGB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is a historic church in downtown Fort Wayne, IN. It is thought to be the oldest continually used building in all of the city, not just the churches in town.

The Cathedral was built in 1859-1860, taking nearly a year and a half to build. It replaced St. Augustine's which originally sat in the same place as the Cathedral stands today. It was moved to the other end of the block in 1859 to be used while the Cathedral was being built. St. Augustine's burned down not long after the move and is no longer there.

The Cathedral celebrates 4 masses a week: Saturday 5pm, Sunday 8:30am, 11:30am, and 5:00pm.

The church is located in the city block surrounded by Jefferson, Clinton, Lewis and Calhoun in downtown Fort Wayne.
Type of Church: Cathedral

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 12/8/1860

Dominant Architectural Style: English Gothic

Diocese: The Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

1122 S. Clinton St
Fort Wayne, IN USA

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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