Historical Images of Porter County

St. Francis Altar, Seven Dolors Shrine
Portage and South Haven, Indiana

Date: 1955
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Curt Teich (#5C-H1711)
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Seven Dolors Shrine, Franciscan Fathers, Valparaiso, Indiana. A beautiful place of pilgrimage dedicated to the Sorrowful Mother. The shrine situated off U. S. Route 6, 12 miles east of Gary. Services at the outdoor shrine are conducted Sundays, May thru October, by the Franciscan Fathers. St. Francis Altar - After a painting by Murillo. Additional information concerning this Roman Catholic shrine is available in a brochure titled "A Visit to Seven Dolors Shrine," as well as from the the small service information brochure titled "Seven Dolors Shrine." These two brochures were published in the mid-1960s.

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