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St. Peter's Church

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
1. St. Peter'sChurch Marker
Inscription.  In the middle of State, formerly Yonkers Street, one block below, stood the First English Church, built A.D. 1715, upon ground granted by letters patent from King George the First. It bore the name of St. Peter's Church. The parish was incorporated A.D. 1769.

The Second St. Peter's Church

was built on this Site A.D. 1802, and bore this inscription: Glory be to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy endureth forever.
The present edifice was built A.D. 1859.
Upon this spot stood the north east bastion of Fore Frederick.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraForts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 42° 39.051′ N, 73° 45.241′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Lodge Street on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 State Street, Albany NY 12207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. An English Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this
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By Bill Pfingsten, August 12, 2014
2. St. Peter'sChurch Marker
marker); The Albany Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic State Street (within shouting distance of this marker); NYS Capitol & Albany City Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Frederick (about 400 feet away); The King's Highway (about 400 feet away); Philip Livingston (about 400 feet away); City Hall Carillon (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  St. Peter's Church History. (Submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
St. Peter'sChurch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
3. St. Peter'sChurch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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