St. Joseph's Church - Metaline Falls, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 51.571 W 117° 22.480
11U E 472518 N 5411906
Quick Description: St. Joseph's is one of three churches in the little town of Metaline Falls, the others being a Church of Christ and an Assembly of God.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2015 9:36:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMNM58
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
This church is down on the south end of town in a purely residential district. It was, according to the Diocese, founded in 1950. The foundation of the church seems to date from that time or earlier, but the building has had obvious updates, such as vinyl siding. Also, the small brick chimney appears to be at least that old. The church shares a priest with St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Ione, with three services per month here and two in Ione.

This church has quite a unique little bell tower. Seemingly the work of a local blacksmith or welder, it is all steel, including the cross atop. The bell has lettering embossed on it which, were it not for the steel pickets in the tower, one could read from the ground with a generous amount of zoom.

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Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of organization: 1/1/1950

Diocese: Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane

406 Park Street
Metaline Falls, WA USA

Date of building construction: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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