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Calvary Wayside Chapel

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c. 1950. Iowa 163, .5 mile south of the city limits

A clapboard-sheathed and shuttered Colonial Revival church has been rendered at the scale of a small child's playhouse. The only element that is full size is the narrow 6'8”-high entrance door in the base of the tower.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Calvary Wayside Chapel", [Pella, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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