In the 1830s, French missionary Father Benedict Roux built a log cabin church named St. John Francis Regis on the site of what would ultimately become the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.  The cornerstone of the Cathedral was placed in 1882, and construction was completed the following year.  The interior of the Cathedral was renovated in 1955, […]

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