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St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, Virginia City
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St. Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Virginia City, Nevada. The church includes a museum about its history and a gift shop.HistoryOriginally built in 1868 by Father Patrick Manogue, the church experienced rapid growth during the mid 19th century. In 1875 the church burned and it was rebuilt in 1876.MusicIn 1982, the church acquired a third-hand, 1-manual and pedal, 6-rank, ca. 1898 William Schuelke pipe organ which was relocated through the Organ Clearing House and installed by the local organ firm, the Miller Organ Company. It was installed on the front, left side of the nave. A matching case was built on the front, right side of the nave for the chimes which were playable from their own miniature keyboard. The Schuelke was originally built for Gjerpens Lutheran Church in Valders, Wisconsin, and had ben relocated to a private residence in Green Bay before finding a home at St. Mary's.
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  • It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I took a day trip to Virginia City yesterday. We've been there numerous times, but it's been maybe 10 years. We had visited the church before, but didn't re...  more »
  • my partner and I visited while in viginia city. beautiful interior, fantastic stained glass. gift shop and museum. totally overwhelming sight to see. worth a stop to look at. 
  • The beautiful stained glass window and Gothic architecture in the main sanctuary are worth the stop inside. The photogenic spires and wings on the outside make this a nice addition to your photo colle...  more »