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Oklahoma Capitol renovation blueprints include chapel idea from House Speaker T.W. Shannon

By BARBARA HOBEROCK - Tulsa World Modified: November 21, 2013 at 6:50 am •  Published: November 21, 2013

Blueprints for an ongoing renovation project appear to call for the creation of a chapel inside the Oklahoma Capitol.

The blueprints indicate the chapel would be on the second floor in space vacated by the Oklahoma Supreme Court and under control by the House of Representatives.

"The idea of a chapel has been put out there, and as far as that idea, we would have to look at what other states deemed constitutional before we proceed with a such a plan," Joe Griffin, a spokesman for House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, said Monday.

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