The Grotto  LbNA # 59081

Placed DateAug 6 2011
LocationWisconsin Rapids, WI
Found By Woodswoman
Last Found Aug 18 2014
Hike Distance?

Easy walk
Update 5/10/2014 The niche it was in have fallen. The box is closer to the top of flower garden still tucked in a niche. (This isn't a spoon feed direction box, but it's not hard)

Travel on Hwy 34 to Rudolph, east on Main Street and north on Grotto Avenue. There is no charge to visit the Grotto gardens or shrines, although donations are more than welcome since this is the only source of income to maintain the grounds. A small fee is charged to go through the cave.

The Grotto of Rudolph is a promise one Father made while healing in a foreign country. Starting in 1919 with diagrams of flowerbeds and tree arrangements, the first shrine began in 1927. In your adventures around the gardens please be sure to see the first, Lourdes Shrine completed in 1928.

Entering from the church parking lot you may want to start your journey at the map pedestal. Feeling thirsty there is a water fountain you may need to read the Grotto Sign. Wayside the Old Register and look toward the Waterfall. There may be a place for your Last Supper but past that and spend a moment to honor those that serve in another way. As you stand to Mary’s special announcement look for a colorful star. Bow to reflect and notice a diagonal pattern around the point on your right and about the fifth one points to a special niche you may share with me. No need for any rearrangement, it is easily in reach.