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ASCENSION CATHOLIC CHURCH
This church founded August 15, 1772 by Father Angel de Revillagodos on orders of King Charles III of Spain. Cornerstone of present church laid June, 1876 by Bishop Elder of Natchez and the April 14, 1896 dedication by Archbishop Janssens of New Orleans.
Erected by the Louisiana Tourist Development Commission, 1972.