Places in Midwestern Catholic history–religious

Political Social Intellectual


Basilica of St. Louis, King

Revolution and New Republic



Basilica of St. Louis, King * Carondelet, MO * Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO * Archdiocese of St. Paul, MN * Archdiocese of Dubuque, IA

Civil War and Reconstruction

Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, MO

Late 19th Century

Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS * Diocese of Lincoln, NE * Abbey and Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, MO * Basilica of St. Francis Xavier, Dyersville, IA * Archdiocese of Omaha, NE * Diocese of Fargo, ND

Progressive Era

Grotto of the Redemption, IA * St. Fidelis Church, Victoria, KS * Cathedral of St. Paul, MN * Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN * Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, MO * Basilica of St. John, Des Moines, IA * Basilica of St. James, Jamestown, ND * Diocese of Bismarck, ND * Archdiocese of Oklahoma City

New Deal and World War II


Postwar 20th Century

Shrine of St. Philippine Duchesne * Holy Family Shrine, Gretna, NE