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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
George A Fuller Co Architect
1907/09/29 George Frederick Bodley Architect Cornerstone is laid for the Washington Cathedral
1907/09/29 Theodore Roosevelt Speaker Cornerstone is laid for the Washington Cathedral
1921/00/00 Frohman, Robb and Little Architects Frohman, Robb and Little become the Washington Cathedral Architects, continuing until 1944. Little designed the Cathedral's north transept, Children's Chapel, Chapel of the Resurrection, and adjoining College of Preachers.
1924/02/06 Woodrow Wilson In Memoriam Woodrow Wilson's military funeral procession moves up Massachusetts Ave to the Way of Peace entrance to Bethlehem Chapel on South Drive. Bishop Freeman conducts the formal burial rites in Bethlehem Chapel before immediate family members. President Woodrow Wilson's Funeral
1925/03/28 George Dewey In Memoriam The remains of US Admiral George Deweyare disinterred from Arlington National Cemeteryand moved to the Washington National Cathedral, next to the tomb of Woodrow Wilson.
1944/00/00 Philip Hubert Frohman Architect Philip Hubert Frohman becomes the Washington Cathedral Architect, continuing until 1972
1964/00/00 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Manufacturer Whitechapel Bell Foundry provides the change ringing peal of 10 bells in a radial frame for the new National Cathedral in Washington DC.
1968/00/00 Martin Luther King Jr Vocation Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr preaches his last Sunday sermon from the Canterbury Pulpit.
1970/05/19 Al Gore Groom Mary Elizabeth Gore marries Albert Arnold Gore at the Washington National Cathedral.
1997/07/12 Karenna Gore Bride Karenna Gore marries Andrew Newman Schiff at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Marriage of Karenna Gore and Dr Andrew N Schiff
1997/07/12 Andrew Newman Schiff Groom Karenna Gore marries Andrew Newman Schiff at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Marriage of Karenna Gore and Dr Andrew N Schiff

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Particulars for Washington National Cathedral:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Church school
Historic Use Educational related housing
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Gothic Revival
Level of Significance National
Other Description Neo-Gothic
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use School
Level of Significance State
Architectural Style Tudor Revival



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 74002170
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Bodley,George Frederick; Fuller,George A., Co.
Architectural Style: Late gothic revival, Other, Tudor revival
Attribute: Neo-Gothic
Other Certification: Additional documentation
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State; National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1898, 1907
Historic Function: Education, Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Church school, School, Educational related housing
Current Function: Education, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Church school School Educational related housing

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