Category Archives: Beautiful Places

Stained Glass Window

Lithuanian immigrant Peter Milkint completed Our Lady of the Pines, the smallest church in the lower 48 states, in 1958.

Lithuanian immigrant Peter Milkint completed Our Lady of the Pines, the smallest church in the lower 48 states, in 1958.

Smallest Church in Lower 48

Our Lady of the Pines Roman Catholic Church has two rows of three pews, each with room for two people, or perhaps two people and a child.

Our Lady of the Pines Roman Catholic Church is the smallest church in the lower 48 states.  It is located in Silver Lake, West Virginia, right next to the smallest post office in the lower 48 states. The 24 x 12 foot church has six pews and seats 12 worshippers. Lithuanian immigrant Peter Milkint completed Our Lady of the Pines in 1958.

Our Lady of the Pines Roman Catholic Church is the smallest church in the lower 48 states. It is located in Silver Lake, West Virginia, right next to the smallest post office in the lower 48 states. The 24 x 12 foot church has six pews and seats 12 worshippers. Lithuanian immigrant Peter Milkint completed Our Lady of the Pines in 1958.

Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

The Ponte Vecchio - "Old Bridge" in Italian - is a Medieval stone arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy; butchers initially occupied the shops built along the bridge, which now features jewellers and art dealers.

The Ponte Vecchio – “Old Bridge” in Italian – is a Medieval stone arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy; butchers initially occupied the shops built along the bridge, which now features jewellers and art dealers.