Bodega in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Saint Teresa of Avila Church
Erected 1968 by State Dept. of Parks & Recreation in cooperation with the Roman Catholic Church. (Marker Number 820.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 20.762′ N, 122° 58.335′ W. Marker is in Bodega, California, in Sonoma County. Marker is on Bodega Highway 0.2 miles west of Bodega Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on a planter facing the highway between the two ramps entering the church parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17242 Bodega Hwy, Bodega, CA, Bodega CA 94922, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potter School Est. 1873 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bodega Bay (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Watson School (approx. Running Fence (approx. 2 miles away); Christo’s Running Fence (approx. 3.2 miles away); Freestone House (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Children's Bell Tower (approx. 4.3 miles away); Bodega Bay and Harbor (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bodega.
Also see . . . St. Teresa of Avila Church, Bodega. Joint website of St. Philip's (Occidental) and St. Teresa (Bodega), giving the history of the St. Teresa of Avila Church: "...Ansel Adams made Saint Teresa of Avila the subject of his black and white photograph in 1953 “Church and Road”. Prints are available. Saint Teresa of Avila is located next door to the Potter School, which was the setting for the schoolhouse scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Birds”. The Church can be seen in the film. Locals tell us Hitchcock attended church services during the filming of his movie.... (Submitted on August 22, 2015.)
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