Wee Kirk o' the Heather (Las Vegas)

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Wee Kirk o' the Heather, the oldest wedding chapel in Las Vegas.

The Wee Kirk o' the Heather was a wedding chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. It opened in 1940, making it the first wedding chapel in Las Vegas.[1]

It was parodied as the Wee Kirk Of Auld Lang Syne in Evelyn Waugh's The Loved One.

It is mentioned in Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel Inherent Vice (pg. 246).

The chapel was demolished October 3, 2020.[2]

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  1. ^ "Strange World". The Scotsman. December 15, 2008. Retrieved January 3, 2009.
  2. ^ Johnson, Shea (October 5, 2020). "In wedding capital Las Vegas, longest-running chapel torn down". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved October 6, 2020.

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Coordinates: 36°10′01″N 115°08′31″W / 36.16696°N 115.14183°W / 36.16696; -115.14183