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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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  • We saw a short film about the history of the Willard Memorial Chapel. A volunteer answered our questions and gave more detailed information. A man told us about the Tiffany Glass windows. This chapel ...  more »
  • Come get married here, it is so beautiful. I have been here several times & it really is a neat place. This part of Auburn's history & I'm so glad I get to enjoy it.  more »
  • This is the only church with all the Tiffany windows in tact. Tiffany also stenciled the walls, pipe organ, and designed the terrazzo floor. The Chapel is magnificent.  more »
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  • Amazing Tiffany glass interior, 1000 pipe organ
  • Beautiful chapel!