The Oldest Church In Minnesota Dates Back To The 1800s And You Need To See It

By now we’ve established that, though Minnesota has only been a state since 1858, its history extends much further back. We have ruins, restaurants, and more that date back to well before the Land of 10,000 Lakes joined the union. Let’s add another item to the list: Minnesota’s oldest church dates back to 18 years before statehood! Read on to learn about St. Peter’s Church in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.

For more information about St. Peter’s Catholic Church and its history, look at its website and Facebook page. And to read about another historic church in Minnesota, read about St. Mary’s Basilica, the first basilica in the United States.