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Site of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Cemetery

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Latitude & Longitude: 29° 19' 40.31878000008", -99° 15' 30.33813999996"
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    Congregation formed in 1847 with founding of D'Hanis Colony by settlers from Alsace, France. In 1853, when town became a mission parish, limestone church was built, using timber hauled by ox-wagon from Medina River. Sandstone extension was built in 1868 upon arrival of first resident pastor but abandoned after 1914 when new church was built in New D'Hanis (1 1/2 miles west). Cemetery, dating from burial of child of colonists in 1847, was used until 1893, when new cemetery was started following diptheria epidemic. 1972

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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