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Churches and other places of worship have their own pages.  This space is for places that play a part in the conduct or history of a religious -- monasteries, convents, other structures than enabled people of faith to engage in their daily lives.  
 

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  IL
 
Teutopolis
  Teutopolis Monastery Museum
 
110 S Garrott St
  Teutopolis IL  62467  
 
Phone  217 857-3586
  Web Site  *****
  Alt Web  http://www.effinghamil.com/visitorsbureau/attractfm.htm
  Description  30 rooms in former Franciscan Novitiate, articles used by Friars and pioneer history, Mausoleum, church
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Religion
  Building Type  Religious
  Collection A-F  Bibles
  Collection N-Z  Stained Glass
  New or Updated:  08/01/2003

 

  IA

  West Bend

  Grotto of the Redemption

  300 North Broadway Ave

  PO Box 376

  West Bend  IA   50597    

  Web Site http://www.westbendgrotto.com/

  Toll Free 800 868-3641

  E-mail  mailto:info@westbendgrotto.com

  Alt Web http://www.westbendiowa.com/

  Description  9 stone and precious gem grottos each depicting scene from the life of

                    Christ.  Handbuilt primarily by one priest.

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type  Religious

  Collection A-F  Gems

  New or Updated:  8/3/2006

  Indiana
Ferdinand
The Dome -- Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 E 10th Street
Ferdinand IN 47532
Phone 812 367-1411
Web Site http://www.thedome.org/Tourism/
E-mail mailto:sisters@thedome.org
Description tours of monastery and grounds of Sisters of St Benedict
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Religious
New or Updated: 04/07/2003

  IN
 
Munster
 
Carmelite Shrines
 
1628 Ridge Road
 
Munster  IN 46321    
 
Phone   219 838-7111
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.alllake.org/listings/index.cfm?action=displayListing&listingID=29&catID
             
=2&startrange=All&endrange=All&substart=M&subend=S&notify=1
 
Description  12 crystal and rock shrines, chapel and monastery with religious art
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Building Type   Religious
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004

 

 

  ME
 
Bar Harbor
 
Bar Harbor Historical Society
 
33 Ledgelawn Avenue
 
Bar Harbor  ME  04609    
 
Phone  207 288-3807
 
Web Site  http://www.barharborhistorical.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:bhhistorical@acadia.net
 
Description  located in former convent, landscape designer Beatrix Ferrand, hotels,                         estates, local memorabilia
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Religious
 
Collection A-F  Bottles
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003
Mississippi
Vicksburg
Southern Cultural Heritage Complex
1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg MS
Phone
601 631-2997
Web Site http://www.southernculture.org/
Alt Web http://www.vicksburgcvb.org/museums.htm
Description complex of convent and church buildings includes early structures which housed both sides during the civil war
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Religious
Era Civil War

  NY

  Fonda

  National Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

  Route 5

  Fonda   NY  12068    

  Phone   518 853-3646

  Web Site  http://www.katerishrine.com/

  Description  excavated Mohawk Caughnawaga village, shrine to Blessed Kateri who lived

                     there, museum  7 chapel

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type   Religious

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:  9/15/2004

  WI

  Two Rivers

  Two Rivers History Museum

  1810 Jefferson Street

  Two Rivers  WI

  Phone   920 793-1103

  Alt Phone   920 684-5228

  Web Site  http://www.manitowoc.org/vcb/attractions.html

  E-mail

  Alt Web  http://www.lhinn.com/history.html

  Description  home of Sisters of St Agnes for 90 years

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Religious

  New or Updated:    8/30/2004

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