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Petrus Stuyvesant

 
 
Petrus Stuyvesant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. Petrus Stuyvesant Marker
Inscription.
In this Vault lies buried
Petrus Stuyvesant
late Captain General and Governor in Chief of Amsterdam
in New Netherland now called New York
and the Dutch West-India Islands, died Feby. A.D. 1672
aged 80 years.

 
Erected 1902.
 
Location. 40° 43.818′ N, 73° 59.219′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E 10th Street and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in the east churchyard of St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 E 10th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Petrus Stuyvesant (a few steps from this marker); St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery (a few steps from this marker); Daniel D. Tompkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Ukranian Americans World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Technical Institute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stuyvesant – Fish House
Grave of Petrus Stuyvesant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. Grave of Petrus Stuyvesant
(about 500 feet away); Ottendorfer Branch of the New York Public Library (about 500 feet away); Stuyvesant Polyclinic (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Peter Stuyvesant. (Submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. New Stuyvesant Tablet Erected; The New York Times Published: September 21, 1902. Stone Bearing Slightly Changed Inscription Replaces Older One in St Mark's Church. (Submitted on April 5, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
Marker in St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Marker in St. Mark’s in-the-Bowery Churchyard
St. Mark’s Church was built on the Dutch farm or "Bouwerie" of New Amsterdam Governor Peter Stuyvesant. His grave can be seen in this photo.
Bust of Peter Stuyvesant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. Bust of Peter Stuyvesant
This bust of Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant is located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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