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The Bowman Chapel burned down in 1972
Although called the Bowman Chapel, the building dates to the Wiehle era. It was called the Bowman Chapel as A. Smith Bowman Jr. and Delong Bowman restored the chapel to honor their parents. In 1972, the chapel was destroyed by a fire.