Rockville Centre in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Church of the Ascension
Church erected 1888
Church enlarged 1942
Only congregation in Rockville Centre still in its original building
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 40° 39.546′ N, 73° 38.872′ W. Marker is in Rockville Centre, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of North Village Avenue and Quealy Place, on the right when traveling north on North Village Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 North Village Avenue, Rockville Centre NY 11570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anvil (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Agnes World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Saint Agnes (about 500 feet away); South Side (about 700 feet away); 30 Pounder Parrott Gun (about 700 feet away); Rockville Centre World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); The Wreck of the Mexico - January 2, 1837 (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Wreck of the Bristol - November 21, 1836 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville Centre.
Also see . . . History (Church of the Ascension). "It was in 1885 when Sylvester Gildersleeve and Francis Wilson undertook the project of securing Episcopal services for the fledgling village of Rockville Centre...." (Submitted on March 6, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.