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San Francisco's St. Cecilia Parish: A History (Paperback)

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Originally housed in a two-story home and then in an old converted schoolhouse along Taraval Street in 1917, San Francisco's St. Cecilia Church today stands as a cultural pillar and architectural gem of the Parkside District. The parish continually grew to meet the demands of its members, despite the hardships brought on by events like the Great Depression and both world wars. Through years of expansions, new construction and additions, the parish remains an active gathering place for thousands of people. Local author Frank Dunnigan utilizes community remembrances and photos from dozens of different sources to tell the story of a vibrant parish that continues to live up to its motto: "The Finest, the Greatest and the Best.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467136044
ISBN-10: 1467136042
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 7th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Landmarks