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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.
St. Paul's
Episcopal Church
Built on model of St. Paul's,
New York, 1818. First Rector,
Rev. Amos G. Baldwin
Dedicated by Bishop Hobart

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 44° 51.802′ N, 75° 12.167′ W. Marker is in Waddington, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Avenue (New York State Route 37), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. The marker faces Main Street, as does the church, however the long front lawn of the church separates the church from the marker, and the lawn is covered with trees. Marker is in this post office area: Waddington NY 13694, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Waddington (here, next to this marker); Waddington Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); George Redington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Power
View From Main Street Southward Towards NY 37 in Background image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. View From Main Street Southward Towards NY 37 in Background
St. Paul's Episcopal Church marker and Village of Waddington marker.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The SS Mary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ogden Island Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Williamsburg Canals (approx. 2.4 miles away in Canada). Click for a list of all markers in Waddington.
 
Regarding St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Reputed to be the oldest church in New York, north of the Mohawk River. Church address is 129 Lincoln Avenue (NY 37). The sign on the south side of the church (#6) reads, "St. Paul's Episcopal. Oldest church in the north country. Erected 1818." Northernmost New York State is referred to as "the north country".
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. St. Paul's in NYC, the model for this church.
 
Additional keywords. Oldest church in northern New York State. Oldest church in the north country.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
View Westward From Lincoln Avenue NY 37 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. View Westward From Lincoln Avenue NY 37
Back of Village of Waddington marker and St. Paul's Episcopal Church marker on Main Street. Town Hall, 1884, in background.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Marker
Distance and trees render it difficult to capture the marker and church together.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
5. St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church - South Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
6. St. Paul's Episcopal Church - South Side
Along NY 37.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Rear (East Side) image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
7. St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Rear (East Side)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
8. St. Paul's Episcopal Church
 
 
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