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Wade Memorial Chapel

12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
+1 216-421-2665
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Beautiful Chapel in Lake View Cementary

We were on a tour of Lake View Cemetery. The tour stopped at this beautiful chapel. Wade Chapel's... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
nisd01
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San Antonio, Texas
Beautiful Tiffany Designed Interior

Wade Memorial Chapel was built in 1901 in memory of Jeptha Wade, the founder of The Western Union... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
rockyjoe
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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 world that was totally designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his studios. The Chapel is open daily, April 1 through November 19, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
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Reviewed 21 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

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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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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a small place. It is beautiful especially when the sun comes through the windows. They have weddings there in summer .

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure to visit when it is open (before 4). The Tiffany stained glass window and glass mosaics are just stunning. Docent had so much information and had maps for other cemetery sites. Not far from J. Edgar and Hasserot Angel.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I understand that Mr. Wade was quite a guy and it is only proper that he has a decent chapel to memorialize his life, his contributions, and his altruism. It is a lovely place to contemplate as it is quiet, simple and with beautiful stained...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This chapel and the history of it are amazing. The Tiffany window is incredible, as is all the mosaic work in it. The docent gives you lots of information. Weddings can be held here. Love the history of the whole park and buildings.

Thank Barb H
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is off Wade Circle and is rather small. Some nice Tiffany glassed windows, but not much to see.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Jeptha Wade was one of several industrial titans living in Cleveland in the 1800s and is the donor of Wade Park (the large lagoon in front of the art museum). This chapel, built by his family, is a work of art. The Wade Memorial Chapel...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

My friend and I decided to stop here after visiting the Garfield Monument in Lakeview Cemetery, and we are very glad we did. This is a beautiful building, with a magnificent Tiffany glass window which is the highlight. We were fortunate to meet Wayne, the...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were touring beautiful Lakeview Cemetery and stopped in - did not know the stunning surprise that awaited! An entire chapel designed by Louis Tiffany in 1901 with incredible mosaics and the most enchanting Tiffany stained glass window, "The Flight of Souls". It depicts the...More

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