Monday, February 28, 2011

Postcard 148: Unposted, Early 20th Century

St. Roch's Chapel, New Orleans, LA.
St. Rochs Chapel
The chapel was erected in 1871 by Father
Thevis, in fulfilment of a vow he made that
if none of is parishioners died during the
yellow fever epidemic of 1866 and 67 he
would build with his own hands stone by
stone a chapel in thanksgiving to God.

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