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Deo Magno Aeterno

 
 
Deo Magno Aeterno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2006
1. Deo Magno Aeterno Marker
Inscription.
Deo Magno Aeterno
Sacr
Honori
Sancti Petri Apostoli
Patroni coelestis
Religionis avitae cvltores
Templvm vetvstate dilapsvm
in ampliorem formam
Opere et cultv splendidiore
Restitvervnt
An MDCCCXXXIX

 
Erected 1839.
 
Location. 40° 42.75′ N, 74° 0.563′ 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. In Memory of Thomas Dongan (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Baley Seaton (a few steps from this marker); Pierre Toussaint (a few steps from this marker); St. Peter's Free School (a few steps from this marker); Old St. Peterís Church (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); Historic St. Paulís Chapel (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Deo Magno Aeterno. A very liberal translation of the
Old St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2006
2. Old St. Peter's Church
The edge of the marker is visible behind the first column and the scaffolding to the right.
text:

To the sacred honor of the Apostle St. Peter and the heavenly patrons
The temple of the old religions has collapsed
New and more splendid works replace them.
In the Year of Our Lord 1839
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
 
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 53 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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