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Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trinity Church

 
 
Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Trinity Church Marker
Inscription.
Organized by Rev. Samuel Seabury
1756, built 1760. Provincial Congress
met here Sept. 1776. Used as
hospital during Revolution.

 
Erected 1961 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 32.11′ N, 73° 53.859′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 52 and Old Main Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dutch Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Enoch Crosby (about 800 feet away); First Academy (approx. 0.8 miles away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Path to Victory (approx. 0.9 miles away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. 0.9 miles away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. one mile away); Van Wyck Homestead Museum (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Also see . . .  Historic American Buildings Survey Record for Trinity Church. Includes photos, schematics, and a history of the church. (Submitted on January 18, 2015.)
Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Trinity Church Marker
 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
Directly above the door is an additional historical marker, unveiled November 29, 1894, that reads:Trinity Church organized, in communion with the Church of England, by the Rev. Samuel Seabury in 1756. Reincorporated Oct. 13, 1785, and Oct. 16, 1796. This building was erected about 1769. Occupied by the New York Provincial Convention which re-moved from White Plains, Sept. 3, 1776. Used for a military hospital by the army of Gen. Washington until disbanded June 2, 1783. Pro Deo et Patria 1756-1894. (Click on photo to enlarge.)
<i>VIEW FROM NORTH. - Trinity Church, East Main Street, Fishkill, Dutchess County, NY</i> image. Click for full size.
By E.P. MacFarland, April 19, 1934
4. VIEW FROM NORTH. - Trinity Church, East Main Street, Fishkill, Dutchess County, NY
Photo courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on January 18, 2015.
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