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April 2016
News: Slight Gas Explosion at Corry (1870)

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St. Mary's Catholic Church
St Marys Catholic Church records begin in 1840. The congregation was formed in 1833.  Records indicate this was Eries first Catholic Church. A mass was held in a log house on the north-east corner of 10th and State St. The church was built in 1837. Thouse attending were mostly German. St Josephs was then built in 1853, It was a predominantly German congregation also.

-- Contributed by Linda Dougan

 

 

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