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Friday, December 2, 2016

Fisk Memorial Chapel

Fisk Memorial Chapel

According to the historic marker:
Fisk Memorial Chapel, designed by New York architect William Bigelow, was erected in 1892 in memory of General Clinton B. Fisk, a founder of the University. The religious and cultural center of the campus, the Chapel has welcomed foreign dignitaries, outstanding concert artists, and renowned lecturers, such as Booker T. Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fisk Memorial Chapel

The Chapel is the home performance site for the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Fisk University Historic District.

To learn more, here is the history section on their website:
fiskmemorialchapel.com/History/History_of_the_Chapel/

Fisk Memorial Chapel

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