St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church - Dutzow, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 35.563 W 090° 59.018
15S E 675605 N 4273509
One of the starting points for the heavy German migration into Missouri.
Waymark Code: WMJVGT
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 01/03/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 3

County of marker: Warren County
Location of marker: MO-94, St. Vincent's parking area, 1 mile E. of Dutzow
Marker erected by: Boone ~ Duden Historical Society

Marker Text:

1830 - Rev. Ostlangenberg S.J. attends the missions in Warren County.

1835 - Rev. P. Christian Hoecken S.J. attends the needs of the Catholics at Lake Creek and Dutzow.

1836 - Rev. James Buschotts S.J. came to Dutzow on scheduled visits from St. Charles.

1837 - The Parish of thirty seven Catholics officially organized into the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

1842 - The first church was built of logs and dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul.

1856 - Rev. Wappelhorst was appointed the first resident pastor.

1858 - A small brick church replacing the log church was built and dedicated to St. Vincent de Paul.

1874 - Construction of the present church began and was completed in 1875.

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History of Mark:
Address is now Marthasville, but location is the same.

Additional point: Not Listed

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