Memory Chapel facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMemory Chapel
|Location||1160 N. Marine Ave., Wilmington, Los Angeles, California|
|Architectural style(s)||Carpenter Gothic|
|Designated||May 5, 1976|
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Memory Chapel is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM #155) located in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles, California, near the Port of Los Angeles. Built in 1870 in the Carpenter Gothic Victorian architecture style, it is the oldest Protestant church in the Harbor area. Originally located at "F" Street and Marine Avenue, it was moved to its present location in 1939.
The chapel is used now by a Philippine church, with Sunday services in the Tagalog language. The original pews dating to 1870 are still in use at the chapel. English services are held in the adjacent Calvary Presbyterian Church—which replaced the Memory Chapel.
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