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Church of the Saviour

First Unitarian Church Brooklyn

 
 
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Photographed By Daniele Gates
1. Church of the Saviour Marker
Inscription.  This church, designed in gothic revival style by Minard Lafever, was dedicated in 1844. It is the home of the oldest Unitarian society in Brooklyn, organized in 1833. During the 1890's, new windows, the work of Louis C. Tiffany, were installed.
 
Erected 1962 by New York Community Trust.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 40° 41.713′ N, 73° 59.568′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place on Pierrepont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 Monroe Place, Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn Heights Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Stanley A. Bosworth (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brooklyn Historical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Miller
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Photographed By Todd Florio
2. Church of the Saviour and Marker
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean War Veterans Plaza (about 700 feet away); Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 700 feet away); United States Post Office (about 700 feet away); Henry Ward Beecher (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Regarding Church of the Saviour. In 1848, when the Universalist church was destroyed in a fire, the Church of the Saviour invited that congregation to worship at that site.
 
Additional keywords. First Unitarian Congregational Society
 
Church of the Saviour image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Daniele Gates
3. Church of the Saviour
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Daniele Gates of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Daniele Gates of Brooklyn, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022