The Snow Church is the oldest structure in Yosemite Valley. It was designed by Charles Geddes, an accomplished church architect from San Francisco. Geddes’ son-in-law, Samuel Thomson with whom he collaborated on other Church projects is believed to have been the project's contractor. The Church was designed in a "New England style" and seats 250 people. Winter Snow, Country Church, Winter Scene, Beautiful, Winter Wonderland, Christmas, Yosemite Cathedral, National Parks
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The Chapel, Yosemite, CA - The Chapel was built in 1879 by those who recognized that the God who created our wonderful surroundings is even more incredible than His creation. As the psalmist declares "O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places" (Psalm 68:35). The first service was held on June 7, 1879.