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1989-1150. In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. A, leaf 32. View of a one story church crowned above entrance by a 2 story belltower with a cross on top; entrance is identified by triangular pediment supported by two columns flanked by two pillasters; round arched entrance topped by a lintel; tall leafy trees at the left corner and near entrance obscure the facade; 1st story of belltowner has an open arched window on each of its 4 sides; above it stands a smaller squat tower with circular openings on its 4 sides. Walter Hepting was born in Sacramento (father was from Switzerland, mother from Germany). Worked for the State Treasurer's Office. Was amateur historian, collected old photographs and images of Sacramento. "St. Roses, Catholic Church, organized August 7th 1850, by Rev. A.P. Anderson, O.S.D. Frame building erected Nov. 1850. Rev. Mr. Anderson died Nov, 26th 1850 and was followed by Rev. John I goldsby, Dec. 1850, who remained pastor until March 1853. This church was destroyed by fire on Nov. 2nd, 1852, frame building re-erected January 1853. The present pastor, Rev. John Quinn, took charge of congregation April 1853,.....Present building (brick) commenced being erected Oct. 18,1854......This building stood until about 1886 when it made way for the present old Post-office building." Reproduction of original photograph from 1880's (?).
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Catholic churches--California--Sacramento Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints