Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Our Lady of Mt.Carmel Church
In 1910, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel church on opened on what is now Mt. Carmel Place. Nearly 60 years later, the congregation moved into the former St. Peter’s Church at 97 Mill Street. The Area has been home to many of Poughkeepsie's new immigrant populations, starting with the Irish, later the Italians. Still home to several Italian restaurants and bakeries, the area is widely referred to as Poughkeepsie's Little Italy. Every year in June Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish host's the St. Anthony's Street Festival.