Bowman Chapel

Painting by Bertie Poston
Painting by Bertie Poston

Painted 1978

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Bowman Chapel
Bowman Chapel

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Reston Times Cover April 1972
Reston Times Cover April 1972

The Bowman Chapel burned down in 1972

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Painting by Bertie Poston
Painting by Bertie Poston

Painted 1978

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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.