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Mount Saint Mary's Convent and Academy

400 S Church St, Grass Valley, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 39° 12' 51.4656", -121° 4' 3.2376"
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Built by Reverend Thomas J. Dalton, the Sacred Heart Convent and Holy Angels Orphanage was dedicated May 2, 1865 by Bishop Eugene O'Connell. Under the Sisters of Mercy, it served from 1866 to 1932 as the first orphanage of the Northern Mines. It functioned as an academy from 1868 to 1965 and as a convent from 1866 to 1968.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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