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Hymns Of Stone

First Posted: 11/07/11 12:39 PM ET Updated: 11/07/11 01:56 PM ET

Private chapels have been around for centuries in Europe as a must-have component of any aristocratic country estate. Now, the tradition is catching on in America, according to a piece in the December issue of Town & Country.

In a piece called "Hymns of Stone," Geraldine Fabrikan introduces some of the most outstanding private places of meditation and prayer to be built on this side of the Atlantic.

Private Chapels Across America

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Du Pont family chapel in Greenville, Del.

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