Cathédrale Saint-Louis - Fort de France, Martinique
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1
N 14° 36.230 W 061° 04.167
20P E 707960 N 1615392
Quick Description: Built in 1895, this cathedral has a Roman-style bell tower. Many of Martinique’s former governors are buried in the chancel, but without a doubt the cathedral’s huge pipe organs attract the most visitors.
Location: Martinique
Date Posted: 2/18/2008 6:43:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM36E8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 93

Long Description:
The Cathedral, which was entirely rebuilt after the fire of 1890, is designed to withstand all calamities. Its metal framework and 186 ft high steeple with its hemstitched spire were built by the Parisian architect, Henry Pick. On July 2 1895, it was inaugurated by Archbishop Carmene.

Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 07/02/1895

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

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

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 6:15 AM To: 11:00 AM

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

Street address of Church:
1, rue Abbé-Lecornu
Fort-de-France , Martinique
97200


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

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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