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The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks

1819-2009

 

— Fifteenth Rector of Trinity Parish —

 
The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 1, 2018
1. The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks Marker
Inscription.  Under Parks’ leadership, from 1972-1987, Trinity built St. Margaret’s House, a subsidized apartment building for elderly and disabled residents, and enhanced the parish’s communication with the installation of a television studio.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 42.509′ N, 74° 0.735′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. The marker is in the northern graveyard of Trinity Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Angelica Schuyler Church (a few steps from this marker); Edward Laight (a few steps from this marker); The Reverend Dr. John Heuss (a few steps from this marker); Albert Gallatin (a few steps from this marker); Trinity Church’s Tercentenary (a few steps from this marker); American Stock Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Astor Cross (within shouting distance
The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 1, 2018
2. The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks gravesite
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of this marker); a different marker also named American Stock Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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(Photo by Harry Hamburg/NY Daily News Archive), July 10, 1976
3. The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks
The Rev. Robert Parks, rector of Trinity Church, greets Queen Elizabeth II before paying back rent.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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