John A. Watterson bishop consecration event advertisement   Save
Oversize Manuscript/Audiovisual Collection
Description: Dated 1880, this broadside advertises the consecration of Reverend John A. Watterson as bishop of the Diocese of Columbus at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, August 8th, 1880. The advertisement also describes a special train schedule for the event provided by the Columbus & Toledo Railroad Company. John Ambrose Watterson (1844 – 1899) served as Bishop of Columbus from 1880 until his death, and is the namesake of Bishop Watterson High School. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS4023
Subjects: Columbus (Ohio); Religious services; Clergy; Railroads--Ohio; Rites and ceremonies
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)