Chapel of the Ozarks

This very scenic area shows Chapel of Ozarks overlooking Table Rock Lake. This is part of an area called Top of the Rock which consists of this chapel, sculptures, restaurants, golf courses and even caves. This place is something to see! Top of the Rock is one of many creations of Johnny Morris, founder ofContinue reading “Chapel of the Ozarks”

Elsah Church

Tucked away in the bluffs along the Mississippi River is the little village of Elsah, IL. The entire village of Elsah is on the National Registry of Historic Places. This village, with a population of around one hundred people, is often referred to as the “village where time stood still.” Visitors to Elsah can escapeContinue reading “Elsah Church”

Roofless Church

The “Roofless Church” in the town of New Harmony, Indiana on the Wabash River. The actual “church” is the entire plaza-like area within the brick walls as well as an area for looking out over a field that floods each year at least once. As the foundation which maintains it says, “Johnson and [client Jane Blaffer] OwenContinue reading “Roofless Church”

Doorway

Side entry to the Roofless Church in New Harmony, IN, an architectural monument designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson. The non-denominational church is open to the public and operated under the auspices of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. New Harmony is an interesting place to visit. They have a great restaurant, antique shops and interestingContinue reading “Doorway”

New Harmony’s Roofless Church

An architectural monument designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson. The non-denominational church is open to the public and operated under the auspices of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. It was commissioned by the late Jane Blaffer Owen, founder of the Robert Lee Blaffer Foundation and a New Harmony resident passionate about preserving nature. Johnson andContinue reading “New Harmony’s Roofless Church”