Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Seth Bird Architect
James Bird Architect
1848/00/00 Washington Irving Faith Irving joins Christ Episcopal Church, serving as a vestryman until his death in 1859. Irving also contributes the ivy, which grows on the church facade, from cuttings he took at Abbotsford House, the home of Sir Walter Scott in Scotland.
1859/12/01 Washington Irving In Memoriam Thousands attend the funeral for Washington Irving at Christ Episcopal Church in Tarrytown, New York.

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Particulars for Christ Episcopal Church:
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Church Related Residence
Area of Significance Literature
Level of Significance Local
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Tudor Revival

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd April 1987

Registry Name: Christ Episcopal Church
Registry Address: Broadway and Elizabeth Sts.
Registry Number: 87000658
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Bird,James; Bird,Seth
Architectural Style: Colonial, Other
Attribute: English GothicTudor
Contributing Buildings: 3
Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Literature, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1836, 1875, 1898
Associated People: Irving,Washington
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Church related residence
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Church related residence

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