Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, 26354
The first Mother's Day was celebrated here on May 10, 1908 inspired by Ann Jarvis, who had been active in Mother's Day campaigns for peace and worker's safety and health since end of American Civil War.
Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
The only synagogue ever designed by famed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, Beth Sholom is Hebrew for House of Peace. Its steeply inclined walls of translucent wire glass and plastic are meant to represent both a mountain and a tent.
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35207
The Bethel Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Guardhouse are associated with the first organized movement of the modern civil rights movement. The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights was headquartered here from 1956-1961.
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36703
This church was a starting point for the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 and played a major role in the events that led to the adoption of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Kaneohe, Hawaii, 96744
The Byodo-In Temple is a non-denominational temple located on the island of O'ahu in Hawai'i at the Valley of the Temples. It was dedicated in August 1968 to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii.
Cataldo, Kootenai County, Idaho
Also called the Mission of the Sacred Heart, the church is the oldest standing building in Idaho. It was designed by Antonio Ravalli, who made sure that it was constructed by local Indians so that they could feel part of the church.
The cathedral was dedicated on November 20, 1864 by James Frederick Wood, the first Archbishop of Philadelphia. It is modeled after the Lombard Church of St. Charles (San Carlo al Corso) in Rome and is of the Roman-Corinthian style of architecture.
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
The Cathedral of Saint Paul is the Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, along with the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. It is dedicated to Paul the Apostle, who is also the namesake of the City of St. Paul.
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was completed in 1909 and currently serves as the cathedral, or mother church, of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
Constructed between 1727 and 1744, Christ Church is the birthplace of the American Episcopal Church in the United States. The congregation included 15 signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
This church was built in the Gothic Revival style in 1859. It is noted as one of the most pristine examples of Ecclesiological Gothic architecture in the South. It is also one of the least-altered structures by architect Frank Wills.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19147
Founded in 1677, Gloria Dei is the second oldest Swedish church in the United States. The building is Pennsylvania's oldest church building, having been completed sometime around 1700.
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
Government Street Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Greek Revival church buildings in the United States. The interior is notable because the original Greek Revival design is fully intact with very little alteration.
Erin, Wisconsin, 53033
Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians is a Roman Catholic shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The centerpiece of the shrine is a minor basilica. The shrine has approximately 300,000 visitors per year.
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02113
Old North Church (officially, Christ Church in the City of Boston) is the location from which the famous "One if by land, and two if by sea" signal is said to have been sent. This phrase is related to Paul Revere's midnight ride, of April 18, 1775.
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
The Old Ship Church is a Puritan church built in 1681 in Hingham, Massachusetts. It is the only surviving 17th-century Puritan meetinghouse in America. It occupies the oldest church building in continuous ecclesiastical use in the United States.
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33602
Sacred Heart is the oldest Catholic church, in the city of Tampa. Dedicated on January 15, 1905, the mostly Romanesque building includes a 135 foot dome, 17 stained glass windows, solid oak pews and doors, porcelain tiles, and a Carrara marble altar.
Saint Leo, Pasco County, Florida, 33574
The monastic Church of the Holy Cross of St. Leo was consecrated on January 29, 1948. Of Lombardic-Romanesque design, the principal material is white limestone brick. The tower rises 86 feet and is 24-feet square.
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150
The Utah Temple is considered sacred by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the location of the weekly meetings of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
Called the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham when it was founded in 1873, this was the first black church to organize in Birmingham. In September 1963, the church was the target of a racially-motivated bombing that killed four girls.
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County, Florida, 34689
The Cathedral was completed in 1943 and was designed in a 13th century Byzantine style. It has a yellow brick exterior with large carved wooden doors. The interior marble was quarried in Greece and was part of the 1939 World's Fair Greek Pavilion.
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150
Temple Square is a 10-acre (4.0 ha) complex, owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within Temple Square are the Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake Tabernacle, Salt Lake Assembly Hall, the Seagull Monument, and two visitors' centers.
Manfred, Wells County, North Dakota
Vang Evangelical Lutheran Church was built in 1906 by immigrants from Norway. It is situated at West LeGrand Street. It is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Washington, District of Columbia, 20016
Officially called the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the National Cathedral was designated by Congress as the non-denominational National House of Prayer. It is the sixth largest cathedral in the world and second largest in the U.S.A.
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