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Wade Memorial Chapel

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A must stop if you are Lakeview Cemetery

The walls are beautiful inside this Chapel! Take time to listen to the guide who stands inside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff E
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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
Beautiful

My wife and I enjoyed our guided tour of the Wade Memorial Chapel while visiting the Lakeview... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert D
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Los Gatos, California
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Wade Memorial Chapel, built in memory of Jeptha Wade, founder of The Western Union Telegraph Company and the first president of Lake View Cemetery, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the few interiors left in the...more
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walls are beautiful inside this Chapel! Take time to listen to the guide who stands inside. They are full of advice if there are specific people in the cemetery that you want to visit. They will also point out popular permanent residents that people...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our guided tour of the Wade Memorial Chapel while visiting the Lakeview Cemetery and the Cleveland area in early September 2018. We were lucky to have a guide tell us about all the fascinating details of the Chapel. The Chapel...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you can get a docent to explain the underlying beauty of every single piece of alabaster, mosaics, etc. you will come away speechless.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This place is so pretty. The tour lady did a great job. One of the prettiest chapels I have ever seen.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The Wade Memorial Chapel is one of those rare fully executed and fully preserved spaces by glass genius Louis Comfort Tiffany. The interior decoration displays the full panoply of Tiffany’s work, including a major stained class window, an incredibly extensive suite of mosaics, bronze doors,...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

One of the must see spots in the beautiful LakeView cemetery is the Wade chapel. Built as a monument to Jeptha Wade, the man behind the founding of Western Union and so many other ventures, it is very simple on the outside and a total...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We have seen many Tiffany windows around the country and also his beautiful mosaic work at the Cathedral in St Louis, but this Chapel is very unique. The woman who is paid to be at the chapel to explain the work is fabulous. She spent...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Wall to wall Tiffany tile mosaics and Tiffany stained glass. I can't describe how beautiful this is.

Thank evring
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were on a tour of Lake View Cemetery. The tour stopped at this beautiful chapel. Wade Chapel's interior walls are all glass. The glass was designed by Tiffany of New York. Make sure you have a guide from the chapel. They will explain all...More

Thank nisd01
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Wade Memorial Chapel was built in 1901 in memory of Jeptha Wade, the founder of The Western Union Telegraph Co. and the first president of Lake View Cemetery. Lake View Cemetery is a beautiful and large (285 acres) cemetery and is located 5 miles east...More

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