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Saint Paulís Chapel

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
 
Saint Paulís Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Saint Paulís Chapel Marker
Inscription. Manhattanís only remaining Colonial-era church. See George Washingtonís pew; tombs of General Richard Montgomery (first U.S. memorial) and General Etienne Rochefontaine; and the Pierre LíEnfant 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. 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 different marker also named St. Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); The Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís and the World Trade Center (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
Marker at Saint Paulís Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Marker at Saint Paulís Chapel
of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New Yorkís decisive role in Americaís 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, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Saint Paulís Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
3. Saint Paulís Chapel
Washingtonís Pew image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
4. Washingtonís 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 LíEnfant Altarpiece image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
6. Pierre LíEnfant Altarpiece
This altar was designed by French veteran of the American Revolution, Pierre LíEnfant, 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 855 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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