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First Bohemian-American church in the country opens in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, 1855, engraving, detail
04/21/1847
St. John Nepomuk Church opened its doors in St. Louis, Missouri, under the Reverend Henry Lipowsky. It was the first completely Bohemian-American church in the country. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 324.

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