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The "Grotto" at the Fort St. Anne Shrine
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Isle La Motte, VT
Denomination Catholic Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes The "Grotto" at the Fort St. Anne Shrine, Isle La Motte, Vermont on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain, site of Fort St. Anne. Built by the French in 1666 for defense against the Mohawks. The Fort was the site of the first Mass and of the first settlement in Vermont. St. Isaac Joques, S. J. was tortured nearby in 1642 by the Iroquois. The Shrine is conducted by the Edmindite Fathers and Brothers. It is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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