St. John's Cathedral, 812 North Jackson Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
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812 North Jackson Street, Milwaukee, WI
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS WI-321
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-50).
Building/structure dates: 1853 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1893 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1917 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1942 subsequent work
Significance: The history of St. John's Cathedral dates back to early Jesuit missionaries of the mid 17th century, yet it is of popular belief that Milwaukee's first mass was not celebrate until 1835.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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