Built in 1859 in the hilltop neighborhood of Mt. Adams, Immaculata became known as the Church of the Steps and the pilgrimage was known as “making the steps” or “praying up the steps."
On this guided walking tour of historic Mount Adams, you’ll visit the Immaculata Church, location of the annual Good Friday Pilgrimage, and learn where the US Weather Bureau and American Astronomy were born.
Located along the Ohio River just east of downtown, is a sumptuous and award-winning display of sculpture and flora representing five continents and also featuring a riverside bike trail and walking paths. Named for