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Old Mount St. Mary
Photographer: Eastman's Studio, Susanville, Ca
Caption: Old Mount St. Mary's Convent, Grass Valley, Calif.
Additional Description: Description on Postcard: Built in 1863-1865, in continuous operation to the present time by the Sisters of Mercy, as a school, this was the first convent and orphanage in the State of California. Now houses an elegant period museum maintained by the Nevada County Historical Society and the Old Saint Mary's Historic Committee, and the Pacific Library of History of Science and Technology.
Submitted: October 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Database Locator Identification Number: p41538
File Size: 0.376 Megabytes

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