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    SPEER CHAPEL
    Formerly
    Harmon General Hospital Chapel
    Longview, Texas

    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
    2200 S. Mobberly Ave.

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    Longview TX - Speer Chapel , Harmon General Hospital Chapel,  Night view
    Speer Chapel night view
    Photo courtesy Maryanne Gobble, December 2010
    Photographer's Note:
    Subject: Harmon General Hospital
    Now known as Speer Chapel, it is located on campus of LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. It is still used for student prayer services, special events and weddings. It is the last WWII era building located on the campus. - Maryanne Gobble, December 2010
    Historical Marker Text

    Harmon General Hospital Chapel

    Authorized by the U. S. Army n 1942 and named for Col. Daniel Warrick Harmon, Harmon General Hospital was in operation from November 1942 to December 1945. This ecumenical chapel opened in January 1943. Protestant, Catholic and Jewish clergy served here. The hospital property was acquired by the Le Tourneau Foundation in 1946 for use as a college. Despite several years as a storage facility, the chapel retained enough of its original fabric for renovation in the late 1950s and again in 1983 when it was formally named Speer Chapel. The structure remains a well-preserved vernacular chapel. Its notable features include a front-facing gabled roof, center projecting entrance with the roof below a central steeple, and wood sash windows.
    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark- 1997
    Longview TX - Speer Chapel , Harmon General Hospital Chapel,  Interior
    Chapel Interior
    Photo courtesy Maryanne Gobble, December 2010
    Longview TX -  Harmon General Hospital Chapel  historical marker
    Harmon General Hospital Chapel historical marker
    Photo courtesy Maryanne Gobble
    Longview TX - Speer Chapel , Harmon General Hospital Chapel
    Photo courtesy Maryanne Gobble, December 2010
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