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  Religion Pages:  AK-DC, DE-ILIL-KY, LA-MD, MI-NM, NY-OR, PA-ZZ  

 

  Michigan

  Baraga

  Shrine of the Snowshoe Priest

  Box 47

  Baraga  MI  49908    

  Web Site http://www.exploringthenorth.com/bishopb/shrine.html

  Description  35 foot high statue of of Bishop Frederick Baraga, founder of 5

                    missions along the south shore of Lake Superior in the 1830s and 40s

  Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Collection N-Z   Sculpture

  Era   1830-1853

  Owner/Operator:  Bishop Baraga Foundation

  New or Updated:  4/24/2007
 

Battle Creek
Historic Adventist Village
411 Champion St
Battle Creek MI 49017
Phone 616 965-3000
Web Site http://www.adventistheritage.org/about.html
Alt Web http://www.adventistreview.org/2000-1539/news.html
Description complex tells the story of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Group Identity Protestant
Owner/Operator: Adventist Heritage Ministry
New or Updated: 06/14/2003

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  Michigan
Berrien Springs
Horn Archaeological Museum
Institute of Archaeology
Andrews University
Berrien Springs MI 49104
Phone 616 471-3273
Web Site http://www.andrews.edu/ARCHAEOLOGY/
E-mail  mailto:hornmusm@andrews.edu
Description ancient Biblical cultures, large cuneiform tablet collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Collection A-F Bibles
    MI
 
Marquette
 
Bishop Baraga Association-Archives
 
347 Rock Street
 
PO Box 550
 
Marquette      MI  49855    
 
Phone   906 227-9117
 
Web Site  http://www.dioceseofmarquette.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:edelene@dioceseofmarquette.org
 
Description  mostly documentary collection of first bishop in the area
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Group Identity   Catholic
 
New or Updated:  12/10/2003
 

Missouri
Hazelwood
Museum of the Western Jesuit Missions
700 Howdershell Road
Hazelwood MO
Phone 314 837-3525
Web Site http://www.jesuits-mis.org/history.html - archives
Alt Web http://www.jesuits-mis.org/museum.html
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Religion

 
 

  MS

  Natchez

  Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience Natchez

  213 South Commerce Street

  Natchez   MS

  Phone  601 362-6357

  Web Site http://www.isjl.org/museum/natchez_site.htm

  Description  Synagogue tours and documentary

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type Church

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  Group Identity  Jewish

  Era  1905

  New or Updated:  9/23/2006

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  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

 

  MT

  Butte

  Our Lady of the Rockies

  3100 Harrison Ave

  Butte    MT      59701    

  Phone   406 782-1221

  Web   http://www.ourladyoftherockies.org/

  Toll Free  800-800-LADY

  E-mail  mailto:ourlady@in-tch.com

  Description  90 foot high statue of Mary, Mother of Jesus situated on the Continental

  Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction

  Primary Focus  Religious

  Building    Monument

  Era   1985

  New or  Updated                              1/31/2006

 
 

  NC

  Lake Junaluska

  World Methodist Museum

  575 Lakehore Dr

  PO Box 518

  Lake Junaluska   NC     28745    

  Phone   828 456-9432

  Web Site  http://www.worldmethodistcouncil.org/museumtour.html

  Alt Web  http://blue.dcr.state.nc.us/servlet/ascwg/search?ss=no&qry=county&tm1=Haywood

  Description  John Wesley & Wesley family in America

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  New or Updated:         4/5/2005

    NE
 
Howells
 
Howell's Congregational Church
 
4th & Center
 
Howells           NE
 
Phone   402 986-1517
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.howells.ne.us/educ.htm
 
Description  first church building in town houses small collection open by appointment
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Building Type   Church
 
New or Updated:      12/15/2003

  NE
 
Omaha
 
Mormon Trail Center
 
3215 State Street
 
Omaha   NE   68112    
 
Phone   402 453-9372
 
Web Site  http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1837-1-1-2,00.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.omaha.org/trails/trailctr.htm
 
Description  story of the Mormon migration from Illinois to Utah at site where they spent the                     winter
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Collection A-F Models
 
Group Identity   LDS
 
New or Updated:  12/28/2003

 
  New Mexico
Santa Fe
Guadalupe Historic Foundation
100 South Guadalupe Street
Santa Fe NM  87501
Phone
505 988-2027
Web Site
www.insiders.com/santafe/main-attractions2.htm
Description Santuario de Guadalupe is oldest shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe in US, now museum, performing arts center & gallery
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Church
Era 1776-1796

  New Mexico
Santa Fe
Archdiocese of Santa Fe Museum
223 Cathedral Place
Santa Fe NM 87501
Phone 505 992-0341
Web Site http://nmculturenet.org/cgi-bin/siteman/jump.cgi?ID=2124&dt=Artisans
Alt Web http://santafe.conventioncenterhotelsguide.com/attractions.html
Description features art works from churches throughout diocese
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

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