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Lenox Hill in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eglise Française du St. Esprit

 
 
Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker
Inscription.  Founded by refugee French Huguenots in New Amsterdam in 1628 and moved to this site in 1940. This plaque was dedicated by their descendants and the congregation of St. Esprit to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the Edict of Nantes 1598 an edict of toleration upon which were based the religious liberties guarantee of the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsNotable EventsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1628.
 
Location. 40° 45.8′ N, 73° 58.133′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Lenox Hill. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 East 60th Street, New York NY 10022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Statue of Liberty (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ritz Tower (about 600 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (about 800 feet away); The Metropolitan Club
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Evans Hughes (approx. ¼ mile away); Knickerbocker Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Doris C. Freedman Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); William Tecumseh Sherman Monument (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 839 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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