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St. Michael's Catholic Church

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1930. 490 Wall St.

A generic clapboarded frame dance hall was converted into a Catholic chapel for Rag Town, the working-class district on the east side of Eaton. This tiny church is distinctive for its homemade bell tower and spire, a frame box cutout and cone miniature reminiscent of the spires of churches in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "St. Michael's Catholic Church", [Eaton, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-WE29.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 248-248.

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