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Saint Paul’s Chapel

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
 
Saint Paul’s Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Saint Paul’s Chapel Marker
Inscription. Manhattan’s only remaining Colonial-era church. See George Washington’s pew; tombs of General Richard Montgomery (first U.S. memorial) and General Etienne Rochefontaine; and the Pierre L’Enfant altarpiece.
 
Location. 40° 42.663′ N, 74° 0.544′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet (here, next to this marker); St. Paul's Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Remains of Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Richard Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); A Historic Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named St. Paul’s Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. William James MacNeven (within shouting distance of this marker); 195 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary
Marker at Saint Paul’s Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Marker at Saint Paul’s Chapel
War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .  St. Paul's. Nation's First Monument To Soldier; Washington Worshipped In Church. New York Freedom Trail website. (Submitted on November 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
Saint Paul’s Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
3. Saint Paul’s Chapel
Washington’s Pew image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
4. Washington’s Pew
George Washington used this pew during worship services during his presidency until the capital was moved to Philadelphia in 1790.
Montgomery Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
5. Montgomery Memorial
Monument to Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery who died during the Battle of Quebec on December 31, 1775.
Pierre L’Enfant Altarpiece image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
6. Pierre L’Enfant Altarpiece
This altar was designed by French veteran of the American Revolution, Pierre L’Enfant, who designed Washington, D.C.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 898 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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