Chapel tours set Friday, Saturday
The Port Aransas Museum will offer tours of the Little Chapel on the Hill Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, at 9:30 a.m.
Tours are offered the first and third Friday and Saturday of every month.
Reservations are required and may be made by visiting the Port Aransas Museum or calling 749-3800. Leave a name and telephone number to get on the tour list. Each tour is limited to 10 people.
Museum hours are Thursday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m.
Tours take approximately an hour, with a short orientation at the museum beforehand. Members of the group should plan to meet at the museum 10 minutes before tour time.
The Little Chapel on the Hill sits on the highest spot in old town Port Aransas, atop a sand dune 26 feet above the sea. It was built in the 1930’s.
Inside, the chapel is decorated with frescoes covering the interior walls and ceiling depicting the history of Christianity. The paintings were done by Austin artist John Cobb.
For more information about the tours, visit the museum’s Web site at http://portaransasmuseum.org/about/tours.