Church of St. Hubertus

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Church of St. Hubertus--Catholic
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The Church of St. Hubertus from the south-southwest
Church of St. Hubertus is located in Minnesota
Church of St. Hubertus
Church of St. Hubertus is located in the US
Church of St. Hubertus
Location Great Plains Blvd., and W. 78th St., Chanhassen, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°51′43″N 93°31′51″W / 44.86194°N 93.53083°W / 44.86194; -93.53083Coordinates: 44°51′43″N 93°31′51″W / 44.86194°N 93.53083°W / 44.86194; -93.53083
Area less than one acre
Built 1887 (1887)
Built by John Geiser
NRHP reference # 82002937[1]
Added to NRHP March 19, 1982

The Church of St. Hubertus is a historic church in Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States, built in 1887. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 for having local significance in the themes of "community planning and development" and "exploration/settlement".[2] It was nominated for symbolizing the Franciscan brotherhood that platted and grew the German Catholic settlement that became Chanhassen.[3]

The town itself was first named St. Hubertus before it became Chanhassen. The congregation was established by Father Aloysius Wewer in 1877. The 1887 building was actually the third building used by the congregation. It was built by John Geiser (1812–1902), who also carved the altar and built about 30 other churches in his lifetime. The parish built its fourth church building in 1976, then built its present building in 1997.[4]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Church of Saint Hubertus (Catholic)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  3. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (January 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: St. Hubertus Catholic Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-02-18. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Historic St. Hubert's (slideshow)". Retrieved 2014-01-13. 

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