Lee Chapel and Museum
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Robert E. Lee had this chapel built immediately after the Civil War in a picturesque Romanesque style that contrasts with the Greek Revival architecture of the Colonnade directly opposite. The exterior of the chapel is unchanged from its original appearance; the interior has been extensively restored but also retains its original appearance. The lower level now houses the crypt for the Lee family, a museum, and Lee's office, preserved as it appeared on the day of his death.
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