Significant Dates

July 16th, 1949

Dedication of the cornerstone and site consecrated

May 13th, 1951

Dedication of Wayfarers Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Leonard Tafel


Hallelujah Tower constructed; beam planter walls, sidewalks, and Reflection Pool added


Colonnade and original Visitors Center built

November 1964

Baptism front installed

June 1972

Hillside Memorial Stream dedicated

December 1978

The 16-bell carillon in the Tower installed


Glass Loggia constructed (final design for the Chapel by Lloyd Wright)


Memorial Fountain in the reflection pool installed


Celebration Lights installed. Designed by Eric Lloyd Wright, son of Lloyd Wright


Original Visitors Center building and section of the colonnade removed

May 20th, 2001

50th anniversary celebration and dedication of the new Visitors Center

July 11th, 2005

Wayfarers Chapel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the Department of the Interior