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Photo, Print, Drawing Mare Island Naval Shipyard, St. Peter's Chapel, Walnut Street & Cedar Parkway, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

[ Photos from Survey HABS CA-1543-C  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HABS CA-1543-C  ]
[ Photo Captions from Survey HABS CA-1543-C  ]

About this Item

Title

  • Mare Island Naval Shipyard, St. Peter's Chapel, Walnut Street & Cedar Parkway, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Names

  • Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
  • Sutton, Albert
  • Tiffany & Company
  • Bureau of Yards and Docks
  • McAlister, Adam A
  • Sloat, John
  • Farragut, David
  • Stockton, Robert
  • Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
  • McDonald, Melissa, historian
  • Boucher, Jack E, photographer
  • EFA West, sponsor
  • Hicks, Robert, photographer

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 1933

Headings

  • -  chapels
  • -  religions
  • -  Shingle Style architectural elements
  • -  Art glass
  • -  stained glass
  • -  pipe organs
  • -  California--Solano County--Vallejo

Notes

  • -  Significance: St. Peter's Chapel is significant as a key contributing element of the Mare Island Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark, and individually, as one of the most important chapels owned by the U.S. Navy. Built in 1901, St. Peter's Chapel is the second-oldest Navy chapel in the United States and the oldest on the West Coast. It is a handsome Shingled Gothic church, possessing an impressive display of signed Tiffany art glass windows. It also includes a nearly-complete set of original interior furnishings. The art glass windows as well as commemorative ceiling and wall tablets were contributed by the public, making St. Peter's Chapel an important memorial chapel to U.S. Navy personnel and a symbol of the sense of community that existed at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard through its many years of service. The building is almost completely unmodified, the few alterations to it restricted to small additions at the rear of the building, and to incidental interior modifications, including the installation of a second story room in the vestibule, as well as the installation of new carpet, organ pipes, and lighting fixtures.
  • -  Survey number: HABS CA-1543-C
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1901 Initial Construction
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1959 Subsequent Work
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1963 Subsequent Work
  • -  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 75002103

Medium

  • Photo(s): 43
  • Color Transparencies: 1
  • Data Page(s): 21
  • Photo Caption Page(s): 7

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HABS CAL,48-MARI,1C-

Source Collection

  • Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Control Number

  • ca1096

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Albert Sutton, Tiffany & Company, Bureau Of Yards And Docks, Adam A McAlister, John Sloat, David Farragut, Robert Stockton, Melissa McDonald, and Sponsor Efa West, Boucher, Jack E, and Robert Hicks, photographer. Mare Island Naval Shipyard, St. Peter's Chapel, Walnut Street & Cedar Parkway, Vallejo, Solano County, CA. Vallejo California Solano County, 1933. translateds by Jandoli, Lizmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1096/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Sutton, A., Tiffany & Company, Bureau Of Yards And Docks, McAlister, A. A., Sloat, J. [...] Efa West, S., Boucher, J. E. & Hicks, R., photographer. (1933) Mare Island Naval Shipyard, St. Peter's Chapel, Walnut Street & Cedar Parkway, Vallejo, Solano County, CA. Vallejo California Solano County, 1933. Jandoli, L., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1096/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographers by Boucher, Jack E, and Robert Hicks. Mare Island Naval Shipyard, St. Peter's Chapel, Walnut Street & Cedar Parkway, Vallejo, Solano County, CA. trans by Jandoli, Lizmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca1096/>.