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Annunciation Catholic Church

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1880. 609 Poplar St. (southwest corner of E. 7th St.)

The silvery metal-clad octagonal steeple of Annunciation Catholic Church is 150 feet high, the tallest landmark in town. It tops an arcaded belfry and buttressed tower at the corner of a red brick, stone-trimmed church with stained glass Gothic-arched windows and paintings decorating the vaulted ceiling.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Annunciation Catholic Church", [Leadville, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-LK18.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 365-365.

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