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First National Sunday School Convention

 
 
First National Sunday School Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 2011
1. First National Sunday School Convention Marker
Taken with a zoom lens.
Inscription. This site marks the location of the first National Sunday School Convention October 1832 in the Chatham Street Chapel-Theatre. This 150th anniversary honors the millions of children and youth whose lives have been nurtured by the educational ministry by the churches and Sunday schools of our country.
 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 40° 42.769′ N, 74° 0.143′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Row, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Park Row, New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sugar House - Prison Window (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rhinelander Building (about 400 feet away); Civic Center (about 400 feet away); New York County Court House (about 600 feet away); Surrogates Court (about 600 feet away); The Rotunda (about 700 feet away); Horace Greeley (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Since 9/11, this stretch of Park Row has been closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The plaque
First National Sunday School Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2001
2. First National Sunday School Convention Marker
Plaque location is visible on the Park Row wall of the Metropolitan Correctional Center.
is visible but unreadable without aid.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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