The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Atlanta

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Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the second oldest structure in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Designed by local architect Wiiliam H. Parkins, the cornerstone was laid September 1, 1869 by poet Abram Joseph Ryan. It was completed and dedicated in 1873 and is still in use. It replaced a frame structure on the same site that was famously saved from the burning of the city in 1864.
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  • Just next to the Georgia Conference Building is an old church, a red brick building, open on weekends, and unfortunately no longer open
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  • Great Church and the Centre of Catholic worship, if during your visit to Atlanta stays there a while is definitely worth seeing
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  • Unlike other Catholic churches in major cities open during the day for visitors for prayer, it was locked up. However, after looking at the front steps, one could see why. The steps were littered with...  more »
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  • “Don't Walk By Without Visiting” Having lived in Atlanta most of my life, I am surprised I never visited this beautiful shrine until now. The rich history, the stunning architecture, and the detailed stained glass features make this a true treasure of our city.
  • Best church that I have ever been to. The chore had me in tears! Never felt better.
  • Nice garden good birthday and good wedding organize happen here my dad and mom gi there for aniversary selebration But I got to go canada then back home to ohio soon
  • Soup kitchen every Saturday morning. Come for ticket about 7:30
  • Fr. Henry deserves to be a saint.

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