Reports about the life and work of the church and its people.

Rectory Historic Structure Report

Saint Peter’s Rectory Report

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church Rectory is a simple building of considerable historical and architectural interest. The small brick house appears to have been built ca. 1862 for John K. Trumbo. It was used by Nevada’s first state governor, H. G. Blasdel, as his office and probably also his residence during the 1860s and early 1870s, making it very likely Nevada’s oldest surviving State Governor’s Residence…
Church Building Historical Report

St Peter’s Church Report

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is Nevada’s oldest surviving Episcopal church building. The handsome Gothic Revival building is notable for its architectural sophistication, stained glass windows, decorative painting, and excellent state of preservation…