St. Mark's in-the-Bowery

St. Mark's in-the-Bowery (HMRKH)

Location: New York, NY 10003 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 43.806', W 73° 59.22'

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This late Georgian (1799) church replaced the chapel Peter Stuyvesant built in 1660 on his Bouwerie or Farm - making this Manhattan's oldest site used for a place of worship. Not only is the last Dutch Governor-General buried here, but also seven generations of his descendants as well as members of the Goelet, Schermerhorn and Lorillard families. The Greek Revival steeple, added in 1828, and the Italianate cast-iron porch of 1854 harmonize remarkably well with the original church.
Year Placed1970
Placed ByNew York Community Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585542 N 4509289
Decimal Degrees40.73010000, -73.98700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.806', W 73° 59.22'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 48.36" N, 73° 59' 13.20" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 347, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131 E 10th St, New York NY 10003, US
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