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Basilica of Ste. Anne de Detroit

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Identification

Basilica of Ste. Anne de Detroit
Sainte Anne de Detroit, St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church
221512

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
neo-gothic

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • Has one of the longest, continuous church records in America.
  • Ste. Anne's is the second oldest parish in the United States, having been founded 75 years before the United States ever existed in 1701. The only older parish is in St. Augustine, FL.
  • Today, the church's attendees are over 75% Hispanic, and the church holds services in both Spanish and English.
  • The parish's eighth church since its establishment in 1701, it contains the previous structure's cornerstone, altar, Ste. Anne statue, and its Beaubien Bell.
  • The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
  • Ste. Anne de Detroit was named a Minor Basilica on March 1, 2020.

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Location

1000-1064 Sainte Anne Street
2661-2699 Howard Street
1000 Sainte Anne Street
48216
Downtown
Detroit
Michigan
U.S.A.

Technical Data

180.00 ft
1886
1887

Involved Companies

Albert E. French

Leon Coquard

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Features & Amenities

  • State/province landmark
  • National landmark
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