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Trail of Faith – Historic Church Trail

Take our “Trail of Faith” church trail featuring a collection of the oldest churches in our county. Dubois County is home to 19 churches that are over 100 years old and rich with history. The trail is approximately 85 miles long depending on the route you choose to take (If you want to include any honorable mentions, it could be slightly longer). Feel free to start and stop wherever you would like or pick and choose the churches you wish to visit. Please call us if you would like the “Trail of Faith” brochure mailed to you!

Here is a list of the Churches in the Trail (Corresponding numbers in map image above):

  1. Anderson Valley Christian Church (Built 1910)
  2. St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland (Built 1904)
  3. Christian Church of Duff (Built 1911)
  4. First Baptist Church (Built 1904)
  5. Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Hill Church (Built in 1858)
  6. Ireland Methodist Church (Built 1878)
  7. Lemmons Church (Built in 1860)
  8. Monastery Immaculate Conception (Built 1886)
  9. Salem United Church of Christ (Built 1890)
  10. Shiloh Church (Built 1849)
  11. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (Built 1885)
  12. St. Ferdinand Catholic Church (Built 1845-1848)
  13. St. Henry Catholic Church (Built 1910)
  14. St. James Lutheran Church (Built 1876)
  15. St. Joseph Church (Built 1867-1880)
  16. St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg (Built 1886)
  17. St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (Built 1869)
  18. Maple Grove United Methodist Church (Built 1849)
  19. Our Sorrowful Mother of Mt. Calvary Chapel (Built 1877)

Honorable Mention List:

First Mass Site

Address: South Highway 162, Ferdinand, IN

This was the place of the first Catholic Mass in Dubois County.

 

St. Paul’s Kirche (Built 1880)

Address: 69 N. State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47549

812-544-2434

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

 

St. Meinrad Archabbey (Built 1854)

Address: 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577

812-357-6501

www.saintmeinrad.edu

Monte Cassino Chapel (Built 1854)

Address: 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577

www.saintmeinrad.edu

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church (1912)

Address: 2504 Walnut St., Schnellville, IN 47580

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