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St Elizabeth of Hungary Church

St Elizabeth of Hungary Church
9016 Buckeye Rd. Cleveland Ohio
September 25, 2022

St Elizabeth Hungarian Church held a Fall festival event to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the historic church. The Church was the earliest ethnic parish established for Hungarians in the United States.

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary 125th anniversary banner

In 1976, St. Elizabeth's Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, qualifying both because of its place in the area's history and because of its historically significant architecture.

St Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Cleveland national historical marker

At the event, items from the Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum were on display.

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Museum


Here are some images from inside the Church.

Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church

Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church - Holy Water Angel


Pieta Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Mary altar Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Joseph altar Inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Stained glass inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Stained glass inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


Jesus statue inside Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church


America's first Hungarian Roman Catholic churches in order of cornerstone-laying date:

  • St. Elizabeth's Church - Cleveland, OH. June 4, 1893
  • St Mary's Church - Throop, PA. July 21, 1895
  • St. Stephen's Church - East Toledo, OH. Dedication August 20, 1899
  • St. Stephen's Church - Bridgeport, CT. November 30, 1899
  • St. Stephen's Church - McKeesport, PA. September 8, 1900

See the August 20, 2020 dedication of an historic cornerstone


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland


Welcome to St Elizabeth Church

Welcome to St Elizabeth Church


St Elizabeth Church - National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Cleveland


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