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Chapel of St. Anthony Padua

Just off State Highway 150, Festina, IA 52144
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Worth the trip!

Although this site was a bit out of the way, it was worth the trip. An adorable site built on love... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
JEP54
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Nebraska
Neat place! Good picnic spot for being in the middle of nowhere

Cool place outside of Festina (HWY 150). The church is locked during most of the week, but it is... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2016
Laura R
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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Jul 7, 2017
“Worth the trip!”
Jul 26, 2016
“Neat place! Good picnic spot for being in the middle of nowhere”
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Just off State Highway 150, Festina, IA 52144
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

Although this site was a bit out of the way, it was worth the trip. An adorable site built on love and faith. Family cemetery adjacent and on the same property, along with a log cabin from the time.

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Cool place outside of Festina (HWY 150). The church is locked during most of the week, but it is absolutely adorable. Very small, of course.

Thank Laura R
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Reviewed June 1, 2015

well, on a whim on our way home across Iowa my husband suggested we seek out this little church he had heard about. It was the most perfect sunny May day, the birds were singing like crazy and this little church is just beyond adorable,...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2015

On a weekend trip through eastern Iowa in the fall to enjoy leaf color, be sure to visit St, Anthony Padua near Festina. This along with the Bily Clock Museum will not take a lot of your time but are well worth the experience. The...More

Thank Randy L
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Reviewed September 27, 2014

While this is a bit difficult to find, it is worth a short visit. This is a chapel in the Catholic style repleat with stained glass windows and altar. The seating capacity is 8 thus leading to the billing of being the smallest church in...More

Thank Jerry v
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Johann Gaertner who was born October 16, 1793 and died on June 27, 1887, served under Napoleon Bonaparte at the battles of Moscow and Waterloo. His safe return home resulted in the fulfillment of family members' promise to erect a chapel to honor God. While...More

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