Rochester Churches Chemung County
St. Mary


Location: Chemung County, Dutch Hill
Parish formed: 1878
Present church built: 1878
Present affiliation: Closed
Date closed: 1906
Web site: n/a


  • Fr. A. Geisehoff, 1878-Dec. 1891
  • Fr. Trautlein, 1891-Jan. 1903
  • Fr. John B. Stemmler, Jan. 1903-1905


St. Mary's was established in a former schoolhouse at Dutch Hill, a small village west of Elmira, in 1878 to serve German farmers. The church was a mission of St. John the Baptist in Elmira until closing in 1905.


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