Bensonhurst in Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New Utrecht Reformed Church
Landmarks of New York
Erected 1965 by The New York Community Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1783.
Location. 40° 36.51′ N, 74° 0.034′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. It is in Bensonhurst. Marker is at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 84th Street, on the right when traveling north on 18th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11229, 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. New Utrecht Liberty Pole (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named New Utrecht Reformed Church (within shouting distance of The Battle of Brooklyn (within shouting distance of this marker); Milestone Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Milestone Park (about 500 feet away); Necassius De Sille House (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Utrecht Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Meucci Triangle (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . Reverend Johannes Arondeus. The Reverend Johannes Arondeus was pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church at New Utrecht from 1742 to 1747. He was ordained in 1741 and sent by the Classis of Amsterdam to New Amsterdam and arrived in 1742.
More about Rev. Arondeus can be read in the Ecclesiastical Records, State of New York volumes 4-6.(Submitted on May 20, 2021.)
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