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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Original Moravian Church

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Original Moravian Church plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2012
1. Original Moravian Church plaque
Inscription.  
Built as the first Moravian church of Staten Island in 1763, this structure of Dutch Colonial style served as combined church and parsonage until 1845 when the new church was constructed. It has been used as a church school and a cemetery office.
Plague erected 1958 by
The New York Community Trust
 
Erected 1958 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 40° 34.853′ N, 74° 6.919′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Richmond Road near Todt Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2205 Richmond Rd, Staten Island NY 10306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil Service Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rose and Crown Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Dorp, S.I. Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Dorp WWII Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Gretta Moulton Gate
Original Moravian Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2012
2. Original Moravian Church
Now the Moravian Cemetery offices; the plaque is left of the door.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dongan Hills WWII Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Regarding Original Moravian Church. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .
1. New Dorp Moravian Church. Church website. (Submitted on November 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Moravian Cemetery. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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Mar. 6, 2021