St. John's Church and Shrine - Leopold, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 37° 15.466 W 089° 55.567
16S E 240496 N 4127481
Quick Description: Built in 1901, St. John's is a fine example of German architecture with stained glass windows and arches. It has one of the oldest pipe organs west of the Mississippi River.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2007 9:33:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM2CPD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 38

Long Description:
St. John's Leopold Church, was built in the year of 1899. Work was begun in the spring. The church was built in pure Gothic style from native limestone found around and near the town. Parishioners of St. John's did most of the work on the church themselves. The church has undergone many interior changes.

There is a Marian shrine located across the street from the church.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 01/01/1901

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Shrine is located across the street

Diocese: Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Address/Location:
103 Main Street
Leopold, MO USA
63760


Date of organization: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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