Christ Episcopal Church (La Crosse, Wisconsin)

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Christ Episcopal Church
La Crosse, Wisconsin

111 North 9th Street

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°48′43″N 91°14′40″W / 43.8119°N 91.2445°W / 43.8119; -91.2445Coordinates: 43°48′43″N 91°14′40″W / 43.8119°N 91.2445°W / 43.8119; -91.2445
Built 1899
Architect M.S. Detweiler
Governing body Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire
NRHP Reference # 85001361 [1]
Added to NRHP June 19, 1985
The front interior of the church during a Sunday service

Christ Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church located at 111 North 9th Street, corner of Main Street, in La Crosse, Wisconsin in the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire. In 1985, Christ Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, is the current rector.

National Register listing[edit]

  • Christ Church of LaCrosse (added 1985 - Building - #85001361)
  • Also known as Christ Episcopal Church of La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 831 Main St., La Crosse
  • Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
  • Architect, builder, or engineer: Detweiler,M.S.
  • Architectural Style: Romanesque
  • Area of Significance: Architecture, Art
  • Period of Significance: 1875-1899
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Religion
  • Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
  • Current Function: Religion
  • Current Sub-function: Religious Structure


Christ Episcopal Church was founded in 1856.[2] On June 23, 1850 on top of Grandad Bluff, Father James Lloyd Breck had celebrated the first Episcopal[3] Holy Communion in the La Crosse area.[4] The present church was built in 1899.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ History of Christ Church
  3. ^ Goldstein, Norm, editor, Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, 2000, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus Publishing, pp. 84-85.
  4. ^ The Life of the Reverend James Lloyd Breck, D.D

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