Deeply steeped in history, the Eisenhower Memorial Chapel No. 1 was the first chapel to be built on the Lowry Air Force Base and was dedicated just fourteen days before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This non-denominational gathering place was originally one of four chapels that were built for enlistees to have a place of worship. While the other three buildings have since been demolished building 27 was preserved due to its connection to President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower who attended services with his wife Mamie during the summers of his administration.
The Lowry Foundation’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce that in 2015, our Community Grants program is supporting the “Food for Kids Backpack Program” at Lowry Elementary School (LES).
The Food for Kids Backpack Program at Lowry Elementary School began when they realized that there were many children going without meals on weekends and holidays due to very poor financial situations. [Read more…]
The Lowry Reading Garden is located at 5th and Trenton. The Reading Garden provides contemplative spaces or “reading rooms” that provide solitude or a place for friends and school groups to gather and enjoy and appreciate great literature. Inspiring seating areas, shelters, sculptures and famous quotations, along with a library of Lowry’s favorite book titles are incorporated into the park’s features. [Read more…]
It is the mission of the Lowry Foundation to preserve art, culture and history in Lowry. The Foundation is currently collaborating with volunteers from Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum to create a website documenting the rich history of our beautiful neighborhood. Please visit the site at https://www.lowryfoundation.org/lowryafb/index.htm We welcome input from the community and would like to invite vistors to contact us if they have additional information on photographs they see there or if they can provide photos of their own.