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Pierre Toussaint

1766-1853

 
 
Pierre Toussaint Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2006
1. Pierre Toussaint Marker
Inscription.
Catholic Negro layman member of Old St. Peterís parish for 66 years revered for his exemplary life and many works of Charity – This tablet affixed June 29 1953 by the John Boyle OReilly Committee for Interracial Justice

 
Erected 1953 by The John Boyle OReilly Committee for Interracial Justice.
 
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 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. St. Peter's Free School (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. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
Old St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2006
2. Old St. Peter's Church
The marker is the bottom of the group of three visible on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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