Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Chapel

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Institution Name: LaGrange College
Original/Historic Place Name: Chapel
Location on Campus: south side of entrance to College from Park Ave.
Date(s) of Construction:
1965original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Colonial revival (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, education, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: stone, masonry
Walls: brick
Roof: slate
 
Function:
ca. 1965-present (2006)chapel
 

Narrative:
Materials used in the construction of the Chapel link it with Christian worship in LaGrange and other parts of the world. Included in the structure are the following: two stained windows made in Belgium more than 100 years ago; a stone from the temple of Apollo at Corinth, Greece; a stone from the Benedictine Monastery, Iona, Scotland; and a stone from St. George's Chapel, Windsor, England.
 

References:

2002-2003 Undergraduate Bulletin. [LaGrange, GA: LaGrange College, 2002].

 

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