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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico


Description: Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Other Names: none
Address: Truth or Consequences (formerly Hot Springs), Sierra County, New Mexico
Type: religious: church and parish hall and parsonage
Original Client: Rev. Albert Canova
Date: ca. 1921
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: church apparently L-shaped with parish hall attached; 2-story parsonage; cloistered gardens

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: unknown
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 184, photograph of a rendering, front elevation

Bibliography: on the history of the church, see History of Sierra County, New Mexico (Truth or Consequences, New Mexico: Sierra County Historical Society, 1979), page 312

Remarks: The first church, now the Parish Hall, was erected in 1921 and completed in 1929. The present church was dedicated in 1949.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990