St. Albertus Church, Detroit, MI,7-31-10



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This is a silent video tour of the oldest Polish Catholic church in the United States, built in 1870. Located on St. Aubin & East Canfield near Downtown Detroit Michigan, this church has exquisite architecture inside. My wife Regina’s father Stanley, who lives with us & is 91 years old, was an altar boy here in the late 1920’s-30’s. They have guided tours throughout the mild months plus a nice Polish festival in midsummer. Notice the high arched ceilings with painted pictures and the pillars, along with many Biblical statues & Polish heritage pictures & writings.

St Albertus Catholic Church – Detroit, Michigan



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Address: 4231 St Aubin St, Detroit, MI 48207
Opened: 1885
Architectural styles: Gothic Revival architecture, Polish Cathedral style
Architect: Henry Engelbert

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St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church is in the Forest Park neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. It was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1974 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.