Norwalk, Ohio: Saint's Prayer Cabin and Rosary Walk
First American male saint, John Neumann, performed Mass in this frontier log cabin, restored and maintained on the grounds of St. Alphonsus Church, along with a prayer garden and rosary walk.
- 1464 CR Hwy 129, Norwalk, OH
- St. Alphonsus Church, Settlement Road, just west of State Route 61, three miles southwest of Norwalk.
- Always open.
Saint's Prayer Cabin and Rosary Walk
Visitor Tips and News About Saint's Prayer Cabin and Rosary Walk
Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.
This is the restored log cabin where St. John Neumann, the first American male saint, said Mass as an itinerant priest on the frontier outside Norwalk, Ohio. The prayer cabin is full of historic and religious relics and is open for private retreats. Adjacent to the cabin is a rosary walk with a rosary made of large stones connected by chains and ending at a wooden cross. There is a prayer garden featuring a bronze statue of St. John Neumann as an itinerant priest.
Also adjacent is a wagon shed featuring a wooden wagon manufactured by local resident Lawrence Fisher, the predecessor of General Motors Body by Fisher.
[Larry Lepard, 09/15/2011]
Latest Tips Across Roadside America
Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.
Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!
Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.
December 12, 2013
Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!
Try My Sights
Ohio Latest Tips and Stories
- Texaco Big Friend - Waving Variant, Oakwood Village, Ohio
- Feature: Kennedy Assassination Air Force One, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
- Dr. John Harris Dental Museum, Bainbridge, Ohio
- Big Cowboy, Columbus, Ohio
- Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial, Sunbury, Ohio
Latest Visitor Tips
USA and Canada Tips and Stories
- Pollinatarium: Bees and Bats, Urbana, Illinois
- Medical Exhibit of Yesteryear, Martinsburg, West Virginia
- Wizard Of Oz Dorothy Grave, Bloomington, Illinois
- Time Portal Tromp L'oeil Murals, Brooksville, Florida
- Feature: Clinton Wedding House, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Latest Visitor Tips