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Hartwick Seminary

 
 
Hartwick Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
1. Hartwick Seminary Marker
Inscription. The first Lutheran Theological Seminary in America. Founded under the will of John Christopher Hartwick, 1714-1796 pioneer pastor. Held its first seminary classes on this site in 1792 in the parsonage of John Christopher Kunze 1744-1807, first principal of the school, Professor of Oriental Language at Columbia College and pastor of the Ancient Trinity Church. Its last regular classes were held in this present building in 1940, at which time it merged with Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
 
Erected 1955 by The Hartwick Seminary League.
 
Location. 40° 44.014′ N, 74° 0.218′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Christopher Street west of Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 81 Christopher Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (here, next to this marker); Thomas Paine Death House (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gay Liberation Monument (about 400
Hartwick Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
2. Hartwick Seminary Marker
feet away); General Philip Henry Sheridan (about 400 feet away); Stonewall Inn (about 400 feet away); Ephraim Ellsworth and the New York Fire Zouaves (about 500 feet away); Sinclair Lewis (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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