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St. Monica's Catholic Church

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Marker TitleSt. Monica's Catholic Church
Address306 S. Nolan St.
Year Marker Erected1983
DesignationsRecorded Texas Historic Landmark
Text on MarkerFounded in 1883, the congregation erected this structure in 1927-28 after a fire had destroyed their previous place of worship. The building exhibits influences of both Palladian and Italian Romanesque architectural styles, an unusual combination for a Roman Catholic church in Texas. Outstanding features include the Doric portico and the Lombard Romanesque style bell tower. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1983
SourceTexas Historical Commission's Texas Historic Sites Atlas Database - July 2003


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