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First Church on Manhattan Island

 
 
First Church on Manhattan Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
1. First Church on Manhattan Island Marker
Inscription.
1633
The site of the
first church built on
Manhattan Island
Evaradus Bogardus, Dominie

This tablet erected by the
Daughters of Holland Dames
1933

 
Erected 1933 by Daughters of Holland Dames.
 
Location. 40° 42.207′ N, 74° 0.725′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Click for map. Marker is on Pearl Street, between Whitehall and Broad Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pearl Street, New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fraunces Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Fraunces Tavern Tallmadge Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fraunces Tavern Block Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Stadt Huys (City Hall) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dutch Hoog Straat (about 400 feet away); Petrus Stuyvesant’s Great House (about 400 feet away); Vietnam War Veterans Memorial / Dutch City Hall Site (about 500 feet away); Adriaen van der Donck’s Home (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Marker on Pearl Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
2. Marker on Pearl Street
Marker in Lower Manhattan image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
3. Marker in Lower Manhattan
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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