Tribeca in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old St. Peter’s Church
Landmark of New York
Erected 1962 by New York Community Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 40° 42.755′ N, 74° 0.574′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Tribeca. Marker is at the intersection of Barclay Street and Church Steet on Barclay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Barclay Street, New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph (here, next to this marker); St. Mary Magdalene (here, next to this marker); St. Peter's Free School (here, next to this marker); Pierre Toussaint (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (a few steps from this marker); 9/11 Cross Thomas J. McGrath Memorial Flagpole (a few steps from this marker); St. Florian (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
1. Church of St. Peter. Old St. Peter's is the Mother Church of Catholic New York, as it is the oldest Roman Catholic parish in New York City and New York State. The Roman Catholic Church was not permitted to function in New York during the Dutch and British colonial periods, except for the administration of Gov. Thomas Dongan (1683-88), who was himself Catholic. (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. St. Peter's Church - 22 Barclay Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.