Intimate Victorian Style Chapel located on the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, ME.The chapel has interior woodwork of cypress and stained glass windows.
Wilde Memorial Chapel, designed by Portland architect Frederick Tompson, was built in 1902. The family of Samuel Wilde, whose wife Mary Ellen Lunt Wilde was a Portland area native, bestowed the cemetery with this granite Gothic chapel. The chapel has interior woodwork of cypress and stained glass windows by the firm of Moakley and Bell of Boston. Some restoration work has been done over the years providing continued use of the chapel for funerals and weddings.
The chapel holds no more than 105, to include those standing in the ceremony
The bell cannot be rung
All candles must have protective plates, holders, etc. under them to catch drips
No throwing of rice, flower petals, etc. allowed in the chapel
Additional Amenities & Services: Bathrooms, front and rear of church. Heated.Small electric organ in loft.
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