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A Wing and a Prayer / La Chiesa delle Grazie

Millbrook, New York

 

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A Wing and a Prayer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
1. A Wing and a Prayer Marker
Inscription.  
A Wing and a Prayer
Grace Episcopal Church (1901) anchors the upper end of Millbrook's Franklin Avenue. Stucco, stone, turrets, and towers combine in homage to the English Arts and Crafts movement. The interior, though somewhat altered, still has great charm. John D. Wing, whose Sandanona estate was on the hill directly behind, gifted this portion of his property for the church and attendant buildings. The separate Parish House (1909) has always been a commu- nity gathering place, with its large hall, theater space, library, and kitchen. (It once boasted a bowling alley on its lower level.) The Rector's House (1903) is to the right. The gatehouse and drive to the left once led to the Sandanona estate. They are now private, not part of the church property.

La Chiesa delle Grazie
Grace Episcopal Church (1901) è situatá nella parte nord di Franklin Avenue Stucchi, pietre, e torri si combinano in omaggio allo stile Arts and Crafts inglese. L'interno, sebbene modificato, tüttora è molto attraente. John D. Wing, la cui proprietà Sandanona si trovava nielle alture dietro l attuale chiesa,
A Wing and a Prayer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
2. A Wing and a Prayer Marker
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regalo il terreno per la costruzione del complesso. La parrocchia (1909), situata dietro la chiesa, è sempre stata un punto di ritrovo della comunità, con la sua larga entrata, teatro, aecogliente biblioteca, e cucina. Una volta ospitava un bowling al piano interrato. La cása del rettore (1903) e alfa destra. L'ingresso ed il sentiero sulla sinistra, che una volta conduceva a Sandanona ora sono privati.
 
Erected 2014 by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Millbrook, New York series list.
 
Location. 41° 47.144′ N, 73° 41.354′ W. Marker is in Millbrook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Millbrook Hollow Lane, on the right when traveling east on Franklin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millbrook NY 12545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tents and Togas / Tende e Toghe (within shouting distance of this marker); The School That Launched a Village / La Scuola Chester Creò il Villaggio (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Band Shell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blown Away / Volatilizzata
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(about 400 feet away); Millbrook Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athletics and Community / Sport e Comunità (approx. 0.2 miles away); A World of Information / Un Mondo di Informazioni (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Honor All Those Who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grace Episcopal Church Millbrook, New York. (Submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Village of Milbrook. (Submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Oct. 7, 2022