Views of the Neighborhood

Wow!! Just beautiful!

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Today’s view of the neighborhood is the Chapel in the Dunes. On top of the highest dune in Port Aransas sits a tiny chapel. It was built in 1937 by Aline Carter who later became the Poet Laureate of Texas. It was in this chapel that Ms. Carter gave Bible lessons to the children of Port Aransas.

In the 1970’s Texas Artist John Cobb was inspired by Ms. Carter’s memory to paint the walls and ceiling of the chapel. His artistry along classic lines of the ancient biblical painters took over three years to finish.

So come with me on a tour.

We start with a long climb to the top of the dune

stairs to the Chapel

We see the chapel at the top

The woman to the right will give you an idea of the size of the chapel. Very tiny.

chapel

Inside there are several pews, and you can begin to see…

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6 thoughts on “Views of the Neighborhood

  1. I love this kind of thing. Beautiful pictures and the telling of how it all began is so inspiring. Must put this on my bucket list of places and things to visit and see. Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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