St. James Memorial Chapel (Howe, Indiana)

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St. James Memorial Chapel
St. James Memorial Chapel at Howe.jpg
St. James Memorial Chapel (Howe, Indiana) is located in Indiana
St. James Memorial Chapel (Howe, Indiana)
St. James Memorial Chapel (Howe, Indiana) is located in the US
St. James Memorial Chapel (Howe, Indiana)
Location IN 9, just S of Cty Rd. 600 N., Howe Military School
Howe, Indiana
Coordinates 41°43′27.72″N 85°25′29.33″W / 41.7243667°N 85.4248139°W / 41.7243667; -85.4248139Coordinates: 41°43′27.72″N 85°25′29.33″W / 41.7243667°N 85.4248139°W / 41.7243667; -85.4248139
Area less than one acre
Built 1902 (1902)
Architect Sutcliffe, John
Architectural style Tudor Revival
NRHP Reference # 01000989[1]
Added to NRHP September 16, 2001

St. James Memorial Chapel is a historic Episcopal chapel located on the grounds of Howe Military School, in Howe, Indiana. It was built in 1902, and is a one-story, Tudor Revival style brick building sheathed with a limestone veneer. It measures 152 feet by 64 feet, and has additions made in 1909, 1914 (Mother's Chapel), and 1955. The building features a two-story, crenellated corner tower.[2]:5

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on September 16, 2001.[1]

St. Mark's Episcopal Church[edit]

St. Mark's Episcopal Church worships in the chapel.

Chapel crypt burials[edit]

Buried in the chapel's crypt are the founders of Howe Military School, John Badlam Howe, (1812–1883) and Frances Marie (Glidden) Howe, his wife. Also buried there are the first four bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana and the wives of three of them, as follows:

  • 1. John Hazen White (1849–1925), first bishop, (and also the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indiana and his wife, Louise (Holbrook) White (1858–1928);
  • 2. Campbell Gray (1879–1944), second bishop, and his wife, Virginia (Morgan) Gray (1886–1978);
  • 3. Reginald Mallett (1893–1965), third bishop, and his wife, Lucy Atkinson Murchison Mallett (1898–1959); and
  • 4. Walter C. Klein, fourth bishop (1904–1980).[3]

Other local sites on the National Register of Historic Places[edit]

Other sites in Howe on the National register are:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01.  Note: This includes Thomas S. Merritt (September 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: St. James Memorial Chapel" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01.  and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ http://www.rootsweb.com/~inlagran/cemetery.html>

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