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Coventry Cross Episcopal Church ~ Minden, Nevada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 57.325 W 119° 46.079
11S E 260145 N 4315473
Quick Description: The Coventry Cross Episcopal Church in Minden, Nevada was moved from its original site in Smith's Valley, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2012 11:32:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMFKQ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
Views: 1

Long Description:
The historical marker in front of the church reads:

Coventry Cross
Episcopal Church

Construction of Coventry Cross Episcopal Church began in 1936 at the building's original site in Smith Valley. The church was named for the large stone cross that stands on the church's Rood beam (a beam in a medieval church across the entrance to the choir: it supports the rood, a large crucifix.) The Dean of Coventry Cathedral gave the cross, originally part of St. Michael's Cathedral in Coventry, England, to Bishop Thomas Jenkins in 1930. The church was moved to its present site in 1954, and has been serving Carson Valley continually since then.

Original Location: N 38° 48.103 W 119° 19.708

How it was moved: Wheels / Dolly / Truck

Type of move: City to City

Building Status: Private

Related Website: Not listed

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