Wayfarers' Chapel Portuguese Bend, California

Abstract/Description: Color postcard image shows elevated view of Wayfarers' Chapel. Narcissa Cox Vanderlip contributed the 3 1/2-acre site for the chapel, for which the cornerstone was dedicated on July 16, 1949. Lloyd Wright, son of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, was hired to design the chapel which opened in 1951. Postcard printed on reverse with "THE WAYFARERS' CHAPEL / PORTUGUESE BEND, CALIFORNIA / Built by the Church of the New Jerusalem as a national memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg, upon whose teachings the church was founded. Designed by Lloyd Wright. "The present life is continued into the other: death is only the transition." Swedenborg" Also printed with "ANOTHER "SceneKrome PUB. & DIST. BY 'Golden West' 2583 MAINE AVENUE, LONG BEACH 6, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A.," "GW 903-A" and "38915-B dp MADE BY DEXTER PRESS, INC. WEST NYACK, NEW YORK."
Subject(s): Chapels--California, Southern
Portuguese Bend (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)
Palos Verdes Peninsula (Calif.)
Wayfarers Chapel (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)