Westchester Square in the Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St . Peter's Church Westchester
The original church on this site was built in 1700 to house a parish organized by an act of the Provincial Assembly in 1693. Queen Anne contributed an altar in 1708. In 1763 a charter was received from King George III. The present church, designed in Gothic style by Leopold Eidlitz was completed in 1853.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
Location. 40° 50.32′ N, 73° 50.648′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. It is in Westchester Square. Marker is on Westchester Avenue near Saint Peter's Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Westchester Avenue, Bronx NY 10461, 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. Hugh J. Grant Circle (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Boy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bronx Victory Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Bronx Victory Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Nyala: An African Antelope Research in Nepal (approx. 1.8 miles away); One Cat Linking Two Countries (approx. 1.8 miles away); Species Survival Plan / A Snow Leopard Family Tree (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
Also see . . . St. Peter's Church, Chapel and Cemetery Complex. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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