Waddington in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Built on model of St. Paul's,
New York, 1818. First Rector,
Rev. Amos G. Baldwin
Dedicated by Bishop Hobart
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 44° 51.802′ N, 75° 12.167′ W. Marker is in Waddington, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Avenue (New York State Route 37), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. The marker faces Main Street, as does the church, however the long front lawn of the church separates the church from the marker, and the lawn is covered with trees. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waddington NY 13694, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Waddington (here, next to this marker); Waddington Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (within shouting distance George Redington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); The SS Mary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ogden Island Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); The Williamsburg Canals (approx. 2.4 miles away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waddington.
Regarding St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Reputed to be the oldest church in New York, north of the Mohawk River. Church address is 129 Lincoln Avenue (NY 37). The sign on the south side of the church (#6) reads, "St. Paul's Episcopal. Oldest church in the north country. Erected 1818." Northernmost New York State is referred to as "the north country".
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. St. Paul's in NYC, the model for this church.
Additional keywords. Oldest church in northern New York State. Oldest church in the north country.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on December 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.