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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1902/00/00 Evelyn Beatrice Longman wins a competition conducted by the National Sculpture Society. When Colonel Thompson learns that the designer lacked the technical knowledge needed to prepare a working mold for the casting, he sent her abroad for a year to study.
1904/00/00 George Dewey Dignitary The cornerstone for the Naval Academy Chapel is laid in 1904 byAdmiral George Dewey.
1908/05/28 Ernest Flagg Architect United States Naval Academy Chapel is dedicated. The 268-rank organ is controlled by one of the largest drawknob consoles in the world (522 drawknobs).
1909/00/00 Gorham Manufacturing Company Foundry Presented by the late Col Robert Means Thompson in memory of the Class of 1868, sculpted by Evelyn Beatrice Longman and cast by Roman Bronze Works and Gorham Manufacturing Bronze doors and lintel are installed at Naval Academy Chapel.
1909/00/00 Roman Bronze Works Foundry Presented by the late Col Robert Means Thompson in memory of the Class of 1868, sculpted by Evelyn Beatrice Longman and cast by Roman Bronze Works and Gorham Manufacturing Bronze doors and lintel are installed at Naval Academy Chapel.
1913/01/26 John Paul Jones In Memoriam The remains ofJohn Paul Jones are interred in the crypt beneath the Naval Academy Chapel inside a sarcophagus made of 21 short tons (19t) of molten steel. The coffin and slab are Grande Antique des Pyrenees marble.

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Particulars for Naval Academy Chapel:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Musical Instrument Organ
Historic Use Religious Property




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