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Eglise Française du St. Esprit

 
 
Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker
Inscription. Founded by refugee French Huguenots in New Amsterdam in 1628 and moved to this site in 1940. This plaque was dedicated by their descendants and the congregation of St. Esprit to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the Edict of Nantes 1598 an edict of toleration upon which were based the religious liberties guarantee of the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 40° 45.8′ N, 73° 58.133′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 East 60th Street, New York NY 10022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ritz Tower (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (about 800 feet away); Plaza Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Evans Hughes (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Plaza Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thaddeus Kosciuszko (approx. 0.3 miles away); 131 East 66th Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Eglise Française du St. Esprit Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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