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A Historic Landmark

 
 
A Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
1. A Historic Landmark Marker
Inscription.
A Historic Landmark

Opened in 1796 by the Episcopal Parish of Trinity Church, St. Paulís Chapel is the oldest public building in continuous and the only remaining Colonial-era church in Manhattan. In 1789 George Washington prayed at St. Paulís after his inaugural as the first president of the United States.
An artistís rendering, looking south on Broadway, shows the relative proximity of St. Paulís Chapel (foreground) to Trinity Church in the distance, 0.3 miles.
 
Location. 40° 42.679′ N, 74° 0.552′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broadway and Vesey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. William James MacNeven (within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
<i>St. Paul's Chapel, New York</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1909
2. St. Paul's Chapel, New York
marker also named Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); John Holt (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in the chapel graveyard.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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