St. Augustine

St. Augustine (HM9HK)

Location: Austin, NV 89310 Lander County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 29.6', W 117° 4.25'

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Standing on this prominent hill is St. Augustine, the oldest Catholic Church in Nevada built in 1866 and is known as the mother church that spawned other catholic churches in Nevada. The church was built from the local quarry and brickyard for $50,000. The interior has many of the original features, including the decorative nine rank Henry C. Kilgen pipe organ. In 1939 Rafeal Jolly was hired to paint vibrantly colored murals for the interior. The plaque sits upon a dry stack granite wall built by local resident Chuck Bisbo.

Dedicated June 7th, 2008
Lucinda Jane Sanders
Chapter 1881, E Clampus Vitus
HM NumberHM9HK
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2008
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 493909 N 4371527
Decimal Degrees39.49333333, -117.07083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.6', W 117° 4.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 36.00" N, 117° 4' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4250 Virginia Hill, Austin NV 89310, US
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