New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Deo Magno Aeterno
Sancti Petri Apostoli
Religionis avitae cvltores
Templvm vetvstate dilapsvm
in ampliorem formam
Opere et cultv splendidiore
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 40° 42.75′ N, 74° 0.563′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Barclay Street near Church Street, on the left when traveling west. 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. In Memory of Thomas Dongan (here, next to this marker); St. Michael the Archangel (here, next to this marker); St. Florian (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (a few steps from this marker); Pierre Toussaint (a few steps from this marker); St. Peter's Free School (a few St. Mary Magdalene (a few steps from this marker); St. Joseph (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding Deo Magno Aeterno. A very liberal translation of the text:
To the sacred honor of the Apostle St. Peter and the heavenly patrons
The temple of the old religions has collapsed
New and more splendid works replace them.
In the Year of Our Lord 1839
Also see . . . St. Peter's Church - 22 Barclay Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.