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Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, East Sixth & East Elizabeth Streets, Brownsville, Cameron County, TX

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, East Sixth & East Elizabeth Streets, Brownsville, Cameron County, TX

 
 
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Significance: Sacred Heart Church was the first Catholic church for an English-speaking congregation in Brownsville. Built in 1913 by San Antonio architect Frederick B. Gaenslen, the church counted many of Brownsville's prominent English-speaking families including those whose names figure in Texas history.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-80
Survey number: HABS TX-3283
Building/structure dates: 1918 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Gaenslen, Frederick Bowen
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Brownsville (Tex.)25.90445, -97.50175
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