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Old Whalers' Church

 
 
Old Whalers' Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
1. Old Whalers' Church Marker
Inscription.  
First Presbyterian Church
Old Whalers'
Originated 1766
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1994
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 59.846′ N, 72° 17.635′ W. Marker is in Sag Harbor, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Avenue and Church Street, on the left when traveling west on Union Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 Union Avenue, Sag Harbor NY 11963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Meigs Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The French House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Old Whalers' Church Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
2. Old Whalers' Church Marker - wide view
The marker is visible on the right corner of the church.
line); Atheneum (about 500 feet away); David Frothingham (about 700 feet away); Handcut Millstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); M. Olivia Sage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sag Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Whaler's Church (Sag Harbor) (Wikipedia). First Presbyterian Church in Sag Harbor, New York, also known as Old Whaler's Church, is a historic and architecturally notable Presbyterian church built in 1844 in the Egyptian Revival style. The church is Sag Harbor's "most distinguished landmark." The facade has been described as "the most important (surviving) example of Egyptian revival style in the United States," and "the best example of the Egyptian Revival style in the U.S. today." (Submitted on May 25, 2019.) 

2. History (Old Whalers' Church). (Submitted on May 25, 2019.)
3. First Presbyterian Church, Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, NY (Historic American Buildings Survey). (Submitted on May 25, 2019.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
<i>Presbyterian Church, Sag Harbor, L.I.</i> image. Click for full size.
postcard published by The Ideal, Sag Harbor, circa 1909
3. Presbyterian Church, Sag Harbor, L.I.
Until September 21, 1938, the church had a steeple. The New England Hurricane of 1938 changed that.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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