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St. Boniface Catholic Church and residence of Father Bierns, Wimbledon, N.D.
St. Boniface Catholic Church and residence of Father Bierns, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleSt. Boniface Catholic Church and residence of Father Bierns, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1912
DescriptionA view of St. Boniface Catholic Church and the priest's residence in Wimbledon, N.D. The church is a large wooden building with a steeple and stained glass windows. The house next to it is a large, two-story wooden building with a porch on the first and second floor. There is a short stone wall running in front of the house and church with stairways leading up to both.
General SubjectReligion
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Churches
Catholic churches
Wooden buildings
Houses
Religious dwellings
Religious facilities
Steeples
Stained glass
Windows
Porches
Stone walls
Dirt roads
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameSt. Boniface Catholic Church (Wimbledon, N.D.)
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberWM-15
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Catholic Church and Residence of Father Bierns"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe first Catholic church in Wimbledon was built in 1886 but was destroyed by a fire in 1907. The new brick church was completed in 1908. The rectory was constructed in 1907. Father Bierns was the parish priest from 1905 to 1912.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 9 of "Wimbledon History: 1893-1968, " by Kathleen Blinsky.
Repository InstitutionWimbledon Community Museum
Credit LineWimbledon Community Museum (WM-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Wimbledon Community Museum.
Ordering InformationWimbledon Community Museum
PO Box 223
Wimbledon, ND 58492
Phone: 701-435-2239
email: ldkoll@daktel.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWM15
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