St. Joseph Church

Main St., Westphalia, Missouri

Catholic Church in small German settlement

Photos 

Exterior, Primary And Side Facades

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Description 

The town is along a ridge. Now bypassed to the west the main road through town has many old buildings and is worth getting off the highway (US 63) for a visit.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 11, 1972
Reference number
72000726
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Gothic-Romanesque
Areas of significance
Architecture; Religion; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1825-1849
Significant years
1848; 1883; 1905

Tags 

19th Century (35,820)
Built 1848 (262)
Built during 1840s (2,895)
Church (5,284)
Limestone (8,186)
Missouri (4,295)
Osage County, Missouri (38)
Place of worship (5,635)
Private owner (54,397)
Stone (26,164)
Westphalia, Missouri (1)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2014: New photos from Clark Vance
  • April 17, 2012: HABS/HAER photos posted by James Baughn

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