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Horse Shoe Run, West Virginia: Tiny Church - Our Lady of the Pines Team Field Report

Rt. 219, Horse Shoe Run, WV
South of Deep Creek, MD on Rt. 219 at Silver Lake. Entrance on CR 24/8.
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Tiny Church - Our Lady of the Pines

A wee house of worship that's been promoted for over 50 years as the "Smallest Church in 48 States." Report...

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Tiny church.

Tiny Church - Our Lady of the Pines

Our Lady of the Pines is beautiful.

[Linda, 01/04/2020]

It's a tiny church with a long history as a postcard-worthy roadside attraction.

Smallest Church sign.

Tiny Church - Our Lady of the Pines

Our Lady of the Pines has a beautiful new sign making it very easy to find. It still claims to be the smallest church in 48 states. The church also has a working outhouse, for those who dare.

[Emily W., 12/08/2010]
The Smallest Church in 48 States

"The Smallest Church in 48 States" is still a wonderful little place to visit. The grounds are well kept, a beautiful picnic spot or a fantastic place to have the most romatic wedding. I know - because my husband and I were married there last year. The outside photos were wonderful with all of the different blooming bushes and the water lily covered pond. We plan on going back on our anniversary and have a little picnic.

[Diane Wolfe, 04/17/2007]
The Smallest Church in the 48 States

Last year I travelled to West Virginia from Pittsburgh, and just past Deep Creek, Maryland was a church named - The Smallest Church in the 48 States. I think it is just off of RT 219.

[Daryl K. Kuczynski, 04/29/1998]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Smallest Mailing Office - Post OfficeSmallest Mailing Office - Post Office, Silver Lake, WV - < 1 mi.
Outhouse Mail BoxOuthouse Mail Box, Aurora, WV - 5 mi.
Rocket on a TrailerRocket on a Trailer, Oakland, MD - 4 mi.
In the region:
Grover Cleveland's Honeymoon Cottage, Deer Park, MD - 15 mi.

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