Near North Columbia in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
St. Columncille's Church
In 1880 it was purchased as a house of worship for the Catholics of the ridge towns.
In 1969 it was purchased by Babe Pinaglia and given to the park.
It is located on the site of the Catholic Church that once served the miners of North Bloomfield.
Location. 39° 22.024′ N, 120° 54.288′ W. Marker is near North Columbia, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on North Bloomfield Road. Touch for map. St. Columncille's Church is located on North Bloomfield Road at the western edge of North Bloomfield. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23457 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Bloomfield School (within shouting distance of this marker); Malakoff Diggins Clampicnic Area (approx. ¼ mile away); Giant (approx. ¼ mile away); North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company (approx. half a mile away); Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece (approx. Shoot (Chute) Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Lake City (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Columbia.
More about this marker. The church and marker are located at the Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park which is approximately 22 miles north of Nevada City off of State Highway 49.
Also see . . . North Bloomfield, St, Columncille's Catholic Church. (Submitted on June 22, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 473 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.