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Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spanish Pentecostal Church / Rothery File Factory

 

— City of Beacon Greenway Trail —

 
Spanish Pentecostal Church / Rothery File Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 8, 2020
1. Spanish Pentecostal Church / Rothery File Factory Marker
Inscription.  
Spanish Pentecostal
Church
Built in 1869 as 1st Methodist
church on the former site of
St. Anna’s Episcopal Church.


Rothery File Factory
Built in 1835, the company made
the first wood files in America
starting in 1828 at a nearby site.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 41° 30.1′ N, 73° 57.864′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Churchill Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 483 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Matteawan Train Station (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Beacon (within shouting distance of this marker); Howland Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Emergency Responders Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Ron & Ronnie Sauers Bridge
Spanish Pentecostal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 8, 2020
2. Spanish Pentecostal Church
Now the Tabernacle of Christ Church, Assembly of God
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(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Madam Catharyna Brett (about 800 feet away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carmen Ramputi Marine Corps League (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Site of the Rothery File Factory ? image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 8, 2020
3. Site of the Rothery File Factory ?
The factory may have been near site, on the Fishkill Creek.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Aug. 15, 2022