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

1954

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

1957-1958

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

1979

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

1984

Memorial Fountain in the reflection pool installed

1989

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

1995

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