Mount Saint Mary's Convent and Academy

California State Historic Landmark 855

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#855 Mount Saint Mary's Convent and Academy
Built by the Reverend Thomas J. Dalton and dedicated May 2, 1865 by Bishop Eugene O'Connell as Sacred Heart Convent and Holy Angels Orphanage. Under the Sisters of Mercy it served from 1866 to 1932 as the first orphanage of the northern mines. It functioned as an academy (1868-1965) and a convent (1866-1968).

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S Church St between Chapel and Dalton Sts, Grass Valley.

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