St. John the Baptist Chapel<br />
in the Elkhart Cemetery of the Route 66 town of Elkhart Illinois.  This Episcopalian Chapel was built in 1890 by Lemira Parke Gillett in memory of her husband John Dean Gillett. It is the only privately owned and operated church in Illinois. Constructed by the Culver Stone and Marble Company of Springfield, it is one of the few remaining Culver buildings in the area. Designed in Gothic Revival style, it houses one of thee oldest workingpipe organs in the state (built by Hook and Hasting Company out of Boston) Beautiful Tiffany style stained-glass windows grace the interior of this historic Chapel.
  
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St. John the Baptist Chapel
in the Elkhart Cemetery of the Route 66 town of Elkhart Illinois. This Episcopalian Chapel was built in 1890 by Lemira Parke Gillett in memory of her husband John Dean Gillett. It is the only privately owned and operated church in Illinois. Constructed by the Culver Stone and Marble Company of Springfield, it is one of the few remaining Culver buildings in the area. Designed in Gothic Revival style, it houses one of thee oldest workingpipe organs in the state (built by Hook and Hasting Company out of Boston) Beautiful Tiffany style stained-glass windows grace the interior of this historic Chapel.

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Date 22 Jul 2012
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