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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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  • This church is like stepping back in time! I could have looked at the stain glass windows for hours. The guest service was very informative and friendly.  more »
  • We did not have much daylight left so we just did a quick peek inside. Very beautiful older Catholic church. Would have liked to spent more time there but maybe on the next adventure. Also a very old ...  more »
  • I was looking forward to this adventure, but the history of this church truly suprised me. I am not sure what I was anticipating, but the vast beauty of the location, so high in the mountains, coupled...  more »