New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Landmarks of New York
Plaque erected 1958 by the New York Community Trust
This chapel is built on the site of the home of Elizabeth Ann Seton. Her daughter, Rebecca was born here. The Setons lived here from 1801 – 1803. Mrs. Seton, wife, mother, educator and foundress of the Sisters of Charity, was canonized September 14, 1975.
This tablet erected in loving devotion by New York State, Catholic Daughters of America. January 4, 1977.
Erected 1958 by New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 42.15′ N, 74° 0.82′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Adm George Dewey Street, on the right when traveling west on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is located across the street from Battery Park and the Whitehall Ferry Terminal. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 State Street, New York NY 10004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 12 other markers are within walking distance New York Unearthed / The Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton (a few steps from this marker); John Wolfe Ambrose (within shouting distance of this marker); Petrus Stuyvesant’s Great House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort George (within shouting distance of this marker); This Ancient Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Herman Melville (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); First Church on Manhattan Island (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Coast Memorial (about 700 feet away); Municipal Ferry Terminal (about 700 feet away); American Merchant Marine (about 700 feet away); Fraunces Tavern (about 700 feet away); Fraunces Tavern Tallmadge Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Emmitsburg Area Historical Society. (Submitted on November 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Trust's "Landmarks of New York". A long-time crusader for preservation, the Municipal Art Society joined with The New York Community Trust in 1956 to begin the “Landmarks of New York” project. (Submitted on October 27, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 845 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6. submitted on June 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 7. submitted on July 27, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.