Moose in Teton County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
A Spiritual Heart in the Park
Early 1920's: Maud Noble, a prominent local figure, donates part of her land for the construction of the Chapel of the Transfiguration.
1925: The Chapel is built from lodgepole pine and the pews from quaking aspen. Bishop of Wyoming consecrates the Chapel.
1963: "Spencer's Mountain," featuring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara, is filmed at the Chapel and other areas in Jackson Hole
1978: President Jimmy Carter attends services at the Chapel
April 10, 1980: The Chapel is placed on the National Register of Historic Places
1995: President Bill Clinton and family attend services at the Chapel
Summer 2013: The Endowment for the
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 43° 39.588′ N, 110° 42.894′ W. Marker is in Moose, Wyoming, in Teton County. Marker is on Menors Ferry Road near Teton Park Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moose WY 83012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walk Back in Time (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Park Takes Root (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Maud Noble Cabin (about 700 feet away); “Mean and Menor” (about 700 feet away); Menorís Ferry (about 700 feet away); Water Filter (about 800 feet away); Staying Cool (about 800 feet away); Making it Last (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Moose.
Also see . . . Chapel of the Transfiguration - Wikipedia. The Chapel of the Transfiguration is a small log chapel in Grand Teton National Park, in the community of Moose. The chapel was sited and built to frame a view of the Cathedral Group of peaks in a large window behind the altar. The chapel, which was built in 1925, (Submitted on September 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016.