Sacred Heart Church (Tombstone, Arizona)
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Sacred Heart Church
|Location||516 Safford St., Tombstone, Arizona|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||02000032|
|Added to NRHP||February 22, 2002|
Sacred Heart Church is a historic church at 516 Safford Street in Tombstone, Arizona, United States. It was built in 1881, purportedly with support by Nellie Cashman, an Irish immigrant who had been in the United States since age five. The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
Cashman was a noted miner and local businesswoman with a hotel/restaurant, who also worked as a nurse. She was said to have provided spiritual support to the convicted killers of the Bisbee Massacre, and to have prevented a public spectacle of their execution in Tombstone.
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