Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bishop Francis Asbury
Commemorating the first sermon preached by
Bishop Francis Asbury
in the state of New York
June 9, 1771
near this site at the home of Peter van Pelt on Woodrow Road
From such auspicious beginnings the Methodist Church at Woodrow became the mother church of Staten Island Methodists
Erected to honor the memory of Bishop Asbury and the founders of American Methodism by
The Methodist Churches of Staten Island New York
Erected 1947 by The Methodist Churches of Staten Island New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is June 9, 1771.
Location. 40° 32.566′ N, 74° 12.069′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Woodrow Road and Deserre Avenue when traveling west on Woodrow Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1109 Woodrow Road, Staten Island NY 10312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodrow Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); 5910 Amboy Road Pleasant Plains Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Battle of the Bulge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Seguine Mansion (approx. 1.9 miles away); Charleston War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Loving Memory of Sister Mary Ann (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Regarding Bishop Francis Asbury. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . . Francis Asbury. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.