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9 edition of The Dickeyville grotto found in the catalog.

The Dickeyville grotto

the vision of Father Mathias Wernerus

by Susan A. Niles

  • 330 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson, MS .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dickeyville (Wis.),
  • Wisconsin,
  • Dickeyville.
    • Subjects:
    • Wernerus, Mathias, Father -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Outsider art -- Wisconsin -- Dickeyville.,
    • Dickeyville (Wis.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-36).

      StatementSusan A. Niles.
      SeriesFolk art and artists series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6537.W365 N55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p., 40 col. plates :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL999153M
      ISBN 100878059954, 0878059962
      LC Control Number96037975

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The book told of an amazing grotto there that makes it sound like a good roadtrip stop but that's not what the story was about. The first chapter of this book is one of the best, if not THE best first chapter I've ever read.5/5(1).

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View deals for The Wisconsin Wood Inn. Guests enjoy the clean rooms. Dickeyville Grotto is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, The Dickeyville grotto book this hotel also features laundry services/10(82). The Dickeyville Grotto under construction The Midwest is blessed with a fascinating legacy of religious structures created primarily by German immigrants the real architectural gems stemming from the immigrants may be the incredible religious grottos of the Midwest, which are considered among the most important folk or “outsider” art.

The Dickeyville Grotto and Shrines erected in the Village of Dickeyville, Wisconsin on Holy Ghost Parish grounds located at W Main Street are the works of Father Matthias Wernerus, a Catholic Priest, Pastor of the Parish from to Dickeyville Grotto, Dickeyville, Wisconsin.

likes 13 talking about this 4, were here. The Dickeyville Grotto is a series of grottos and /5(30). The Dickeyville Grotto & Shrines, open year round, is a large tourist attraction that is listed on national register.

Steeped in rich traditions we are a community of people with good, small-town values; people who have a strong, rural work ethic; and people who genuinely care about their neighbors and about their community.

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In correspondence examined by author Susan Niles (Dickeyville Grotto: The Vision of Father Mathias Wernerus, University Press of Mississippi), Wernerus fretted about the fate of the grotto to his on: West Main St., Dickeyville, WI. The Grotto of Dickeyville, Wisconsin just outside of Dubuque, Iowa is worth driving the extra miles to see.

A handcrafted series of shrines and fountains and monuments dedicated in Read more/5(98). By Kathleen Rooney. In the pamphlet that you can purchase in the gift shop of the Dickeyville Grotto and Shrines in Dickeyville, Wisconsin (population: 1, souls), the anonymous author writes, “It is an unknown fact to the casual observer, that there is almost as much rock underground, supporting the shrines and grottoes as appears above the surface.”.

Dickeyville Grotto & Gift Shop. The Gift Shop. The Gift Shop carries a complete line of religious gifts from Baptism, First Communion and Wedding celebrations to Holiday and Home Decor needs as well as souvenirs. Our Hours. Apr 1 - May 31 am - pm. Prayer Books & Cards.

The Dickeyville Grotto was perhaps inspired by the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend, Iowa which Paul Dobberstein began in and continued to work on until his death in Father Wernerus attended St.

Francis Seminary and may have also been influenced by Dobberstein's first grotto which is found on seminary grounds. The Dickeyville Grotto & Shrines, open year round, is a large tourist attraction that is listed on national register.

Steeped in rich traditions we are a community of people with good, small-town values; people who have a strong, rural work ethic; and people who genuinely care. The Dickeyville Grotto on a snowy December day (Lori Erickson photo) One of the most amazing pieces of religious folk art in the Midwest is found in the small town of Dickeyville in southwest Wisconsin.

Located beside the Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Church, the Dickeyville Grotto and Shrines are dedicated to the love of God and the love of country. The Dickeyville Grotto and shrines erected in the village of Dickeyville, Wisconsin on the Holy Ghost Parish grounds are the works of Father Matthias Wernerus, a Catholic Priest, Pastor of the.

So we stopped to take a good look at the Dickeyville Grotto, associated with Holy Ghost Catholic Church. This grotto was built by the local priest back in the s and s. The Dickeyville Grotto Wisconsin The Grotto is a series of shrines built by Father Matthias Wernerus, a German immigrant Catholic Priest, between He built them as a dedication to his love of God and his love of America.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Folk Art and Artists: The Dickeyville Grotto: The Vision of Father Mathias Wernerus by Susan A.

Niles (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Dickeyville Grotto poem by Mark Doty. The priest never used blueprints but worked allthe many designs out of his head.

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