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Astor Cross

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, December 1, 2018
1. Astor Cross Marker
Inscription. Astor Cross
1914
Designed by Thomas Nash

This ornate cross illustrates the genealogy of Christ according to St. Luke. It was dedicated in 1914, in memory of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor, who is buried in Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, located uptown at 77o Riverside Drive.
 
Location. 40° 42.503′ N, 74° 0.718′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. The marker is in the northern graveyard of Trinity Church. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Laight (a few steps from this marker); The Reverend Dr. John Heuss (a few steps from this marker); Albert Gallatin (a few steps from this marker); The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); Angelica Schuyler Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Churcher (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bradford (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlotte Temple (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Astor Cross image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 1, 2018
2. Astor Cross
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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