The Old Cathedral

The Old Cathedral St. Louis Missouri


Stock #: 47741
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: St. Louis
State: Missouri (MO)
County: St. Louis (city)
Publisher: Gibson Merchandise Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Old Cathedral, on Walnut Street, between second and Third Streets, St. Louis. Consecrated in October, 1834, this was the first cathedral church completed west of the Mississippi River. Since Oct. 18, 1914, it has been the Church of St. Louis of France. Pope Gregory conferred favors on it granted no other church in the world except the Basilicas in Rome. It stands on the site of the first mass ever to be held in St. Louis Missouri.

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