Church of the Holy Trinity--Catholic

83 Main St, Rollingstone, MN 55969

Gothic revival church constructed from locally quarried limestone

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Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning July 2018

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Description 

Built in 1869 by German settlers from Luxembourg, expanded to nearly double in size in 1893 in a cruciform shape.

The bells sound as if controlled electrically, due to the repetitive pattern of the chiming. The bells are, frankly, annoyingly loud if you happen to be near the church when they begin to peal. One parishioner anonymously confided that the bells did not work for some time and were repaired. "Frankly," she said, "I liked them better when they didn't work."

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 9, 1984
Reference number
84001721
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - European; Architecture
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
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1869; 1893

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2018: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status, added description and added photos
  • July 27, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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