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Trinity Church

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
 
Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Trinity Church Marker
Inscription.
Founded in 1697, the original church burned in 1776 after the British occupation. The Soldiers’ Monument in the north churchyard commemorates heroes of the Revolutionary War.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.478′ N, 74° 0.695′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Queen Elizabeth II (a few steps from this marker); Charlotte Temple (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Trinity Church (a few steps from this marker); Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Churcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Wall of New Amsterdam (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bradford (within shouting distance of this marker); Men who died whilst imprisoned in this City (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker
Markers at Trinity Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Markers at Trinity Church
features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .  Trinity Church. Burned During War, Trinity is Home to Monuments, Hamilton Grave. New York Freedom Trail website. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Broadway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
3. Marker on Broadway
Trinity Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
4. Trinity Church
National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
5. National Historic Landmark Marker
Trinity Church and Graveyard
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark.
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.
1977
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Trinity Church Nat'l Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
6. Trinity Church Nat'l Historic Landmark Marker
The National Historic Landmark Marker is located to the left of the entrance to Trinity Church.
Grave of Alexander Hamilton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
7. Grave of Alexander Hamilton
The churchyard of Trinity Church is the final resting place for many Revolutionary War soldiers, including Alexander Hamilton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 907 times since then. Last updated on November 4, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on November 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on November 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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