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A Historic Landmark

 
 
A Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
1. A Historic Landmark Marker
Inscription.  
A Historic Landmark

Opened in 1796 by the Episcopal Parish of Trinity Church, St. Paulís Chapel is the oldest public building in continuous and the only remaining Colonial-era church in Manhattan. In 1789 George Washington prayed at St. Paulís after his inaugural as the first president of the United States.
An artistís rendering, looking south on Broadway, shows the relative proximity of St. Paulís Chapel (foreground) to Trinity Church in the distance, 0.3 miles.
 
Location. 40° 42.679′ N, 74° 0.552′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broadway and Vesey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís Chapel (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Dr. William James MacNeven
<i>St. Paul's Chapel, New York</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1909
2. St. Paul's Chapel, New York
(within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); John Holt (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in the chapel graveyard.
 
Regarding A Historic Landmark. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
St. Paul's (Episcopal) Chapel and Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2015
3. St. Paul's (Episcopal) Chapel and Churchyard
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on February 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on February 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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