Gruenwald Convent (NRIS 79002813)
.5 mi. S of 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
Also known as:
- Green Forest Convent
- McDowell House
- 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. (read more...)
Significant persons associated with this site:
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79002813