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Beautiful old church

We had our wedding here, the cost of the space was well below our estimated budget. Silvia was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
The Dalles, Oregon
This 'church' is a beautiful rest stop in this historic town...

Deconsecrated years ago, this former church operates now as a museum. The 7 stations of the cross... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Odessa, Texas
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had our wedding here, the cost of the space was well below our estimated budget. Silvia was amazing with helping with the arrangements. The church is beautiful and I couldn't have dreamed of a more wonderful place to say my I Dos.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Deconsecrated years ago, this former church operates now as a museum. The 7 stations of the cross that still remain are absolutely beautiful and the stained glass windows are gorgeous.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 31 October 2018

So fortunate that this wonderful landmark was saved from destruction in 1971 by the community. Well over a century old, the church steeple was long used as a reference point by boatsmen plying the Columbia River. The church has some wonderful stained glass windows.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Completed in 1898, it was saved from demolition in 1971. In the early years, steamboat captains and surveyors used the steeple as a navigational tool or benchmark. At the very top of the steeple is a six foot cross and a rooster weathervane. The rooster...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

It's worth stopping in for a look. Very small, so you probably won't be spending much time here. Nice bit of local history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sandswastling
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a landmark that is a wonderful part of The Dalles History. The acoustics are amazing ! If you love to see old Chapels this is must see!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Old St. Peter's was built 150 yeas ago, they were getting ready to demolish it some years ago and a group of townspeople saved it. Still have some weddings there. The Italian marble is exquisite. This is a must see !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank goddess12018
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Close call in 1971 when the church managed to tear down the convent and school but the local folks saved this amazing building. It’s a must stop and see. Give them a donation, these old buildings require cash and it’s still a struggle to keep...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The steeple with Mt Hood in the background is absolutely breathtaking. The church is still a beacon for river boats.. Be sure and look insde.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It is a tribute to the community that they banded together to save this building; it is neat. The outside looks nicer than the inside, but that is where much of the looking goes on.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tom C
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