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St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, also known as St. Marks P.E. Church, is a historically significant church in Tonopah, Nevada. Built between 1906 and 1907, the church is renowned for its Gothic Revival architecture, a style not commonly seen in the region. It stands as a testament to the skilled craftsmanship and architectural heritage of early 20th-century Tonopah.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Overview

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, crafted by stonemason E.E. Burdick and designed by architect G.B. Lyons, features distinctive Gothic arches and gables topped with crosses. The church’s Gothic Revival style is considered some of the finest craftsmanship in Tonopah.

National Register Number

NRHP Reference No. 82003246

Year Established/Founded

1906-1907

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church History

The church was constructed by E.E. Burdick, whose work is highly regarded in the area. The adjoining E.E. Burdick House, initially built for Burdick’s personal residence, was later acquired by the church for use as a rectory and is also listed on the National Register.

Timeline

  • 1906-1907: Construction of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.
  • May 20, 1982: Added to the National Register of Historic Places.

County

Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38°03′55″N 117°13′53″W

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Location

210 University Ave., Tonopah, Nevada

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, with its historical significance and distinctive Gothic Revival design, serves as a beacon of Tonopah’s rich cultural and architectural history, embodying the spirit and craftsmanship of its era.

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