The Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators
N 35° 41.137 W 105° 56.251
13S E 415168 N 3949484
Quick Description: The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA is a former Roman Catholic church that is now used as a museum and wedding chapel. #2140
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 2/13/2011 2:18:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMAQHV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
It is known for its unusual helix shaped spiral staircase (the "Miraculous Stair"), an exceptional work created by French carpenter Francois-Jean "Frenchy" Rochas. The stairs are now considered too unsafe for regular use.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1878

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 8:30 AM

Street address of Church:
207 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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