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Chapel of the Centurion, Fort Monroe, Virginia

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 41.2.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 54 Bernard Road
Location: Fort Monroe, Virginia 23651, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.00271, -76.30762
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1856-1858 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

41.2.1.1: Squiers Memorial Window: Woman with Palm (Extant)
41.2.1.2: McAllister Memorial Window: Per Mare, Per Terras (Extant)
41.2.1.3: Gifford Memorial Window: Forbid Them Not (Extant)

Item 41.2.1.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Squiers Memorial Window
Theme: Woman with Palm [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Helen Fargo Squiers (3 Dec 1857 - 17 Jan 1886) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / HELEN FARGO SQUIERS / WIFE OF / LIEUT HERBERT G SQUIERS USA / BORN DEC 3 1857 / DIED JAN 17 1886 [PHOTO, ORG]
Category: Figure
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the name as Squire [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 41.2.1.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McAllister Memorial Window
Theme: Per Mare, Per Terras [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Colonel Julian McAllister (29 Oct 1823 - 3 Jan 1887) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Surely I will not come / into the tabernacle of my house, nor go / up into my bed; / I will not give sleep to / mine eyes, or slumber / to mine eyelids, / Until I find out a / place for the Lord, / an habitation for the / mighty God of Jacob, / PS. Cxxx111 3-6 / For he loveth our nation / and he hath built us a synagogue. / St. Luke vii / Colonel J. / McAllister / Born Oct 19, 1822 / Died Jan 3rd 1887 [PHOTO, ORG]
Category: Ornamental

Item 41.2.1.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gifford Memorial Window
Theme: Forbid Them Not [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG, PHOTO]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Helen Brown Kimberly Gifford (d. 20 Jul 1906, aged 56) [INSCRIPTION, ORG, NNDP1906]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / HELEN KIMBERLY GILFORD / WIFE OF / JOHN H. GILFORD MAJOR US ARMY / JULY 20 1906 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NNDP1906: Newport News Daily Press (21 Jul 1906, p. 7)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)

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