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The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

St. Peter's Church

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription.  St. Peterís Roman Catholic Church was completed in 1898 in the Gothic Revival style. The steeple rises to a height of 176 feet and is surmounted by a cross and a six-foot tall cock weathervane. Stained glass windows, a tin ceiling cover embossed with abstract floral designs, painted portrait medallions, an altar of Carrara marble, and a pipe organ of rare tigerwood are noteworthy features of the church interior. This landmark was saved from destruction by citizensí action in 1970 and now represents the cultural and artistic community of The Dalles in the late 1800s.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 45° 36.157′ N, 121° 11.249′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on Lincoln Street near West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Lincoln Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vogt Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Thompson House
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Wasco County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Umatilla House (about 600 feet away); Second Wasco County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Carlisle House (about 700 feet away); Gates Hotel (about 700 feet away); U.S. Post Office (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
St. Peter's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. St. Peter's Church and Marker
The marker is to the far left of the stairway
St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
3. St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
4. St. Peter's Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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