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Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

St. Patrick’s Cemetery

1853

 
 
St. Patrick’s Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
1. St. Patrick’s Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
IN MEMORY OF THE PIONEERS BURIED HERE

 
Erected 1984 by Manzanita Parlor No.29, N.D.G.W. Past President Verna B. Taylor, Chairman, History and Landmarks Committee, Quartz Parlor No.58, N.S.G.W. March 24, 1984.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 39° 12.83′ N, 121° 4.058′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Dalton Street and South Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Dalton Street. Marker is located at the entrance to the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Saint Mary’s Convent and Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Discovery of Gold at Gold Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Empire House
Entrance - St. Patrick’s Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
2. Entrance - St. Patrick’s Cemetery
(approx. ¼ mile away); Lola Montez 1819 - 1861 (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grass Valley Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Madison Lodge No. 23 F. & A.M. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward Coleman House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grass Valley.
 
Sign Behind Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
3. Sign Behind Marker
Site of first Catholic Church in Grass Valley
Dedicated on October 25, 1853, Rev. John Shanahan, 1st Pastor. Served as Church 'til December 5, 1858. Served as first Catholic School (1859-1879)
St. Patrick’s Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
4. St. Patrick’s Cemetery
St. Patrick’s Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
5. St. Patrick’s Cemetery
St. Patrick’s Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
6. St. Patrick’s Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,478 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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