Immaculate Conception Church, Pawhuska

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Immaculate Conception Church is a historic Roman Catholic church building at 1314 Lynn Avenue in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. It was built in 1910 and added to the National Register in 1979.
It is a red brick cruciform church building which is significant mostly for its unusual stained glass windows designed by the Bavarian Art Glass Company of Munich, given dispensation to be placed in the church by special permission of the pope.
One of the two largest shows Columbus arriving in the New World and being met by Indians. The other shows the arrival of Father Shoemaker to meet the Osage tribe in Kansas, before the tribe was moved to the Indian Territory (now Oklahoma).
The church and its stained glass windows were planned by Father Edward Van Waesberghe, who also directly helped in its construction.
The "Bavarian Art Glass Co. of Munich" mentioned may be what is otherwise known as the Royal Bavarian Stained Glass Manufactory, in Munich, Germany, or the Royal Bavarian Stained Glass Manufactory, Munich or the Franz Mayer & Co..
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  • The church is well worth seeing. The German made stain glass windows are impressive. We were late arriving and the volunteer guide was extremely kind. She was in her car, ready to leave, and saw us.....  more »
  • Only a few blocks up the street from the Osage County Historical Museum, this is a beautiful church worth seeing for its historic stained glass windows and the beautiful sanctuary. One of our nicest.....  more »
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  • The Faith legacy and love of the Osage people lives on in the humble and beautiful Church of Immaculate Conception. Love and Life are eternal and they point the way in this sacred place. Their hearts were open to God, may ours be also......🕊
  • Such a beautiful church. I received a wonderful history lesson from the priest there.

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