New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Presbyterian Church
Erected 1963 by The New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 44.056′ N, 73° 59.704′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and West 11th Street on 5th Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located in Greenwich Village. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 5th Avenue, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Church of the Ascension (within shouting distance of this marker); Beatrix Farrand (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dawn Powell (about 400 feet away); Emma Lazarus (about 500 feet away); Frank O'Hara (about 600 feet away); Eleanor Roosevelt Marianne Moore (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of Galo Plaza Lasso (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Greenwich Village, First Presbyterian Church - Flicker. First Presbyterian, established in 1716, built its first church on Wall Street in 1719. It was called "The Church of Patriots" during the struggle for American Independence. By 1840, to keep pace with its growth, the congregation chose to move to the more residential Greenwich Village. (Submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 344 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.