Shasta in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Foundation of Catholic Basilica
Registered State Historical Landmark No 483
Archbishop Joseph Alemany O.P.
Reverand Raphael Rinaldi, Pastor
Location. 40° 35.561′ N, 122° 29.324′ W. Marker is in Shasta, California, in Shasta County. Click for map. Marker is at the intersection of Red Bluff Road and Crocker Alley. Marker is in this post office area: Shasta CA 96087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Litsch Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cold Storage Room (approx. 0.4 miles away); Southside Ruins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Western Star Lodge No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Western Star Lodge No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Noble’s Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Stage Drivers’ Plaque” (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Coyle-Foster Barn in its Heyday (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Shasta.
Regarding Foundation of Catholic Basilica. The Registered California Historical Landmark description is:
Father Rinaldi's Foundation of 1856.
In the summer of 1853 Archbishop Alemany of San Francisco sent Father Florian Schwenninger to take over the mission of Shasta County. In the later part of 1853 a small wooden
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