Sage Chapel

Ezra Cornell Historic Tour

Sage Chapel

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: The History Center in Tompkins County

Point of Interest Details

Originally buried at Lake View Cemetery, Ezra Cornell's remains were moved to Sage Chapel and sealed in an ornate sarcophagus in the Memorial Antechapel, or "Founder's Chapel," built in 1883. The Cornell effigy was designed by American sculptor William Wetmore Story (1819-1895). Mary Ann Wood Cornell is interred there as well.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Ezra Cornell Historic Tour


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