Norwalk in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Parish of St. Paulís
This Parish of St. Paulís was founded in 1737 by a missionary priest sent to the colonies from London. The present church building is the fifth erected on this site. The second structure was destroyed by the British on July 11, 1779, when General Tyron ordered the burning of Norwalk.
The third church was consecrated by Samuel Seabury, the first bishop of the Episcopal Church in America. The original Altar from this church is situated in the side aisle of the present building.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1766.
Location. 41° 7.216′ N, 73° 24.453′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on St. Paulís Place, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in front of St. Paulís on the Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06851, 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. St. Paulís Historic Graveyard (a few steps from this marker); St. Paulís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Norwalk World War I Memorial Norwalk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning of Norwalk (approx. ľ mile away); Battle of the Rocks Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwalk.
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