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Shining Light on the Catholic Cemetery Chapel

The Chapel of the Blessed Virgin of the Seven Dolors (or Sorrows), located in the Catholic Cemetery east of Losey Boulevard, is one of many features of interest in La Crosse cemeteries.
(written by David Kranz, Archives staff) All the cemeteries of La Crosse hold features of interest. One that many of us often pass by but maybe don’t pay direct attention to is… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/shining-light-on-the-catholic-cemetery-chapel/

New Old Church in La Crosse

The Catholic Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman at 6th and Main is the second church to occupy this site, and has a long history.
(written by Megan, Archives staff) Coming west on Main Street, as the road shifts left at 6th street, you are greeted by the Catholic Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman. This … http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/new-old-church-in-la-crosse/

Guilty Soldier on the Run

Joe Goins of Company F, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division might have been a great soldier if not for his incredibly short fuse.
(Excerpted from the Dark La Crosse Tour, research by Bill Petersen, text by Michael Scott) 122 S. 5th Ave., just across the street from the Hollywood Theater, was the site of F… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/guilty-soldier-on-the-run/

St. Rose Convent Fire of 1923

90 years ago, on December 2, 1923, a fire destroyed the dormitory wings of the St. Rose Convent at the corner of 9th St. and Market St., the mother house of the order of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
(Written by Scott Brouwer, Archives Staff) 90 years ago, on December 2, 1923, a fire destroyed the dormitory wings of the St. Rose Convent at the corner of 9th St. and Market S… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/st.-rose-convent-fire-of-1923/

St. Wenceslaus Parish School

The first Bohemian settlers arrived in La Crosse in the 1855, many of whom were Catholic.
(written by Scott Brouwer, Archives Staff) The first Bohemian settlers arrived in La Crosse in the 1855, many of whom were Catholic.  At that time there was only one small f… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/st.-wenceslaus-parish-school/

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