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15241
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The sharp spires of Belmont Abbey cathedral near Belmont, North Carolina from the nucleus of a colony that is apart from the surrounding countryside. An energetic and gallant band of Benedictine monks are keeping alive the 1,400 year old doctrines of America's oldest abbey.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 28, Dec 1939, p14-15, f
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15355
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A group of Benedictine monks from St. Vincent's Abbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, moved to Belmont in 1876. On October 18, 1886, they began building St. Mary's College and in 1892, construction started on the cathedral. In was dedicated two years later by Cardinal Gibbons and by order of Pope Pius X, became the first Cathedral Abbey in America. It stands as an example of Gothic architecture built of brick with granite trim.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 49, May 1938, p1, 26, il
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23910
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Belmont Abbey College in Gaston County opened its doors in 1876. Founded on Benedictine tenets and staffed by Benedictine monks, the college continues to grow and prosper in modern society.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 10, March 2015, p102-104, 106-108, 110, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24666
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Belmont Abby is the only one of its kind in America and is the center of an independent diocese. It was established in the wilderness in 1876 but is now home to the monastery, cathedral, and Belmont Abby College.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, January 1955, p14-17, il
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33661
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The author highlights a trip from Raleigh to Charlotte with stop-overs at Cramerton, Belmont Abbey, Liberty and other places along the route.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 26, Nov 1938, p1-4, il
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36384
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The Belmont Cardinals Tar Heel Junior Historians, Belmont Junior High School, Belmont, NC prepared brief articles on Belmont Abbey College, Major William Chronicle, The Catawba Indians and The Flood of 1916.
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