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St. Peter's Free School

 
 
St. Peter's Free School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2006
1. St. Peter's Free School Marker
Inscription.
St. Peterís Free School
First Catholic School in New York
Started by St. Peterís Parish 1800
Erected by the Office of Superintendent of Schools
Archdiocese of New York

January 30, 2000


 
Erected 2000 by The Office of Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of New York.
 
Location. 40° 42.753′ N, 74° 0.57′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Barclay Street near Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Barclay Street, New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierre Toussaint (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Baley Seaton (here, next to this marker); Old St. Peterís Church (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Thomas Dongan (a few steps from this marker); Deo Magno Aeterno (a few steps from this marker); New York County Lawyers Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Tree of Hope (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Frederick Cooke (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionEducation
 
Old St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 1, 2006
2. Old St. Peter's Church
The marker is the middle of the group of three visible on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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