St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bowling Green

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a historic church at 434 Church Street. It was built in 1859 and added to the National Register in 1975. It has also been known as St. Joseph's Church.
It was built from 1870 to 1884 and included a 142 feet (43 m) steeple, the highest in the city. The steeple was destroyed by a cyclone in 1923 and replaced by the current pyramidal structure which rises to about 87 feet (27 m).
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  • Went to Saturday evening Mass., very edifying experience. Organ playing was beautiful and traditional hymns bought back childhood memories. Parishioners we spoke with after Mass including the priest....  more »
  • We knew that Mr. Kevin Bailey was going to be giving his last time of playing a the church. We had never been in the Catholic Church and was surprised to see so many people there we knew. We were...  more »
  • A beautiful older church. Holy Day of Obligation; I was fortunate to hear in Spanish, though it was difficult for me. A very unique blessed occasion for me. I believe! Thanks to the parishioners @St. Joseph for making me feel like I was at home.
  • I grew up in this church and got married here. Everytime we are in town we go. Nice playground for kids after mass. If you sit up front you will still see my parents. Behind the alter use to be amazing painting of angels.

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