Gruenwald Convent (NRIS 79002813)

Address: .5 mi. S of Cassella, Cassella, Ohio. County/parish: Mercer.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 26, 1979.

Part of Cross-Tipped Churches of Ohio TR (NRIS 64000616).

Also known as:

  • Green Forest Convent
  • McDowell House

From Wikipedia:

Gruenwald Convent

The Gruenwald Convent is a historic former Roman Catholic convent in the far western part of the U.S. state of Ohio. Located approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of the small community of Cassella in Mercer County, the convent was built in 1854. It is one of six convents that were built by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in this portion of Ohio and in adjacent portions of far eastern Indiana, and one of only two that remain without significant alterations.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • No Style Listed

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Brunner, Father Francis

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79002813

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