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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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  • This Chapel (and adjoining hall) is all that's left of the Auburn Theological Seminary. The lighting was designed by Tiffany and Co. The tour is short, but a gem of Auburn to see. 
  • Williard Chapel is about stained glass. However, when it is pouring rain, the stain glass is not that impressive. If the sun were out, the windows would have been beautiful. We got some good history a...  more »
  • I had read about the chapel before our visit to Auburn and enjoyed seeing the workmanship and hearing some of the history about the chapel and prior surrounding buildings. It sounded like our tour per...  more »
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  • Beautiful chapel!