Williard Memorial Chapel, Auburn

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The Willard Memorial Chapel and the adjoining Welch Memorial Hall are located in Auburn, Cayuga County, New York state.ArchitectureThe chapel and hall were designed by Andrew Jackson Warner (1833–1910) of Rochester, New York. They feature the stained-glass windows and interior decoration of Louis Comfort Tiffany. They are the last surviving complete installation by Tiffany in its original location.The chapel was built between 1892 and 1894 in memory of Dr. Sylvester Willard and his wife, Jane Frances Case Willard. Funding was provided by their daughters, Caroline and Georgiana. The chapel was a part of the former Auburn Theological Seminary.ConservationThey were declared a National Historic Landmark in 2005. The Willard Memorial Chapel and Welch Memorial Hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Masterpieces of stained glass, chandeliers, woodwork and mosaics. A video that is a bit long, but informative. Well worth while. And a fantastic history of preservation.  more »
  • There are few places in the area to find a quaint place to view fabulous Tiffany Company windows and craftsmanship. The place is so beautiful and time dated. Go for one of the many concerts and take a...  more »
  • Beautiful Tiffany windows, magnificent space for meetings, or celebrations if they do that, wonderfully atmpospheric and interesting early 19th Century history told in one building.  more »
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  • Amazing Tiffany glass interior, 1000 pipe organ
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