National and State Register

Chapel No. 1 / Eisenhower Memorial Chapel

Denver County

The chapel was the first permanent religious structure erected at Lowry Field, a military base for the U.S. Army Air Corps. 

A black and white photo of the chapel from a slight angle with evergreen trees on the right side.

Chapel No. 1 / Eisenhower Memorial Chapel

The 1941 building followed a standard army plan and is the only remaining example of the type in Colorado.  During the 1950s, President Eisenhower often established a "summer White House" at Lowry and he and Mrs. Eisenhower worshipped in the chapel.