You are here

Pieta Chapel (Chapel on the Mount)

-A A +A
Chapel on the Mount
1885
  • Pieta Chapel (Chapel on the Mount)

On the hill overlooking the town is the Pieta Chapel, a small stone Gothic Revival chapel with an entrance tower. Along the pathway winding up the hill to the church are the 14 stations of the cross, built in 1861, under the church's first leader, Father Michel Flamming. Across the valley on the sloping hill can be seen another church, the German Lutheran Church, constructed in 1918. Its format is that of a twin-towered and spired masonry Gothic church.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Pieta Chapel (Chapel on the Mount)", [Bellevue, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME364.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 145-145.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,