130 Years of HistoryOriginal St. Joseph Church and Rectory on 3rd Street, FerndaleThe parish of St. Joseph, Ferndale has its beginning more than 100 years ago when 7 pioneer families petitioned for a church to be built in Ferndale in 1893. As part of the 100 year anniversary celebration, a booklet was compiled by Nancy Reilly in 1993 which contains a history, photographs, stories and much more. You may download a copy or view it online (opens a new window). 1967 Dedication BookletThis historical document was created for the dedication of the new St. Joseph’s Church in 1967. You may download a copy or view it online (opens a new window).