#0820 St. Teresa's Church


#0820 St. Teresa's Church

Site information:

17242 Bodega Hwy, Bodega


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Church of Saint Teresa of Avila

Constructed of redwood in 1859 by New England ship's carpenters on Spanish Land grant land donated by Jasper O'Farrell. On March 8, 1860, Father Louis Rossi was appointed pastor. Archbishop Alemany dedicated the church in the town of Bodega on June 2, 1861, and it has served this coastal community continuously for over a century.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Roman Catholic Church and the Sonoma County Parks and Recreation Department, June 2, 1968.

Registered 9/25/1967