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Contributed by Waverly Public Library
Photographed by Mueller, F. W.
Digitized by Timothy Kuhlmann
Added to the archive Sept. 21, 2023
Postcard with text on image: "St. Mary's Church No. 131 Waverly IA photo by F. W. Mueller." Written on back: "Catholic Hill as is; Francis Sullivan Waverly Home"
"St. Mary's Catholic church and rectory on 'Catholic Hill' which was also known as Blister Hill. It was on the top of hill surrounded on three sides by 1st and 2nd Avenues and N. W. 8th St. The cemetery remains at the eastern end of the hill. The school which also stood on the hill is (as of 1990) being used as an apartment house." source: Waverly Public Library
Additional photographs and resources can be found at the Waverly Public Library on the local and family history page http://www.waverlyia.com/public-library/research/local-and-family-history-collection.aspx Accession No. 90M0022