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Old St. Peterís Church

Landmark of New York

 
 
Old St. Peterís Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
1. Old St. Peterís Church Marker
Inscription.  Here worships New York Stateís oldest Roman Catholic parish organized in 1785. The first church on this site built a year later, remained until 1836. The present building, whose Greek Revival design is attributed to Isaiah Rogers, was blessed by Bishop John Hughes in 1838.
 
Erected 1962 by New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 42.755′ N, 74° 0.574′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Barclay Street and Church Steet on Barclay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Barclay Street, 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. St. Joseph (here, next to this marker); St. Mary Magdalene (here, next to this marker); St. Peter's Free School (here, next to this marker); Pierre Toussaint (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seaton (a few steps from this marker); The Cross at Ground Zero
Old St. Peterís Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
2. Old St. Peterís Church Marker
(was a few steps from this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); 9/11 Cross (a few steps from this marker); Thomas J. McGrath Memorial Flagpole (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Church of St. Peter. Old St. Peter's is the Mother Church of Catholic New York, as it is the oldest Roman Catholic parish in New York City and New York State. The Roman Catholic Church was not permitted to function in New York during the Dutch and British colonial periods, except for the administration of Gov. Thomas Dongan (1683-88), who was himself Catholic. (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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