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The Rigging Loft

 
 
The Rigging Loft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, August 22, 2012
1. The Rigging Loft Marker
Inscription. On this site on William Street formerly Horse-and-Cart Street stood The Rigging Loft where members of the first Methodist Society in America worshipped from 1767 - 1768. Among the original members were Philip Embury, Barbara Heck, Captain Thomas Heck. On October 30, 1768, Wesley Chapel, now John Street Methodist Church was dedicated at 44 John Street.
 
Location. 40° 42.552′ N, 74° 0.398′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 William Street, New York NY 10038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Street Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Street Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named John Street Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named John Street Church (about 400 feet away); Former residence of Thomas Jefferson (about 600 feet away); 33 Liberty Street (about 700 feet away); First Underground Central Station (about 700 feet away); Federal Reserve Bank of New York (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 216 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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