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St Marks-In-The-Bowery


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery is the second oldest church in Manhattan and the oldest place of continuous worship in New York City. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1651/03/12 Petrus Stuyvesant Owner Petrus Stuyvesant buys land for a bowery (farm) from the Dutch West India Company, roughly covering east of 4th Ave, from 5th St to 17th St.
1660/00/00 Petrus Stuyvesant Owner Petrus Stuyvesant builds the family chapel in 1660.
1672/08/00 Petrus Stuyvesant Died Petrus Stuyvesant dies. He is buried under the Bowery Chapel in new York City.
1777/09/18 Gerardus Stuyvesant Died Gerardus Stuyvesant dies. Mr Stuyvesant is buried at St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery in Manhattan, New York City.
1793/00/00 Peter Stuyvesant, merchant Benefactor Peter Stuyvesant sells the family bowery to the Episcopal Church for $1, stipulating that a new chapel is to be built for the village.
1799/00/00 Alexander Hamilton Lawyer St Mark's Church organizes as the first Episcopal Parish independent of Trinity Church in the new world
1799/05/09 John McComb Architect St Mark's Church is consecrated, cornerstone laid in 1795
1805/08/31 Peter Stuyvesant, merchant Died Peter Stuyvesant dies in New York, New York. Mr Stuyvesant is buried at St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery in Manhattan, New York City.
1828/00/00 Ithiel Town Architect Church steeple is erected at St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
1833/06/20 Nicholas Fish Died Nicholas Fish dies in New York City. He is buried in the churchyard of St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery.
1835/00/00 Parish Hall: stone portion by John C Tucker
1838/00/00 Cast and wrought-iron fence erected
1845/02/04 John Lawrence Smith Groom Sarah Nicoll Clinch marries J Lawrence Smith Marriage of Sarah Nicoll Clinch and John Lawrence Smith
1858/00/00 James Bogardus Architect Portico built, attributed to James Bogardus
1860/02/29 John N A Griswold Groom Jane Louisa Emmet marries John N A Griswold at St Mark's Church in New York City.
1860/02/29 Jane Louisa Emmet Griswold Bride Jane Louisa Emmet marries John N A Griswold at St Mark's Church in New York City.
1861/00/00 James Renwick Jr Architect Parish Hall brick addition built at St Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
1876/04/12 Cornelia Clinch Stewart Widow Alexander Stewart's funeral is held at St Marks Robbing of A T Stewart's Grave
1876/04/12 Samuel Jones Tilden Pallbearer Alexander Stewart's funeral is held at St Marks Robbing of A T Stewart's Grave
1876/04/12 A T Stewart In Memoriam Alexander Stewart's funeral is held at St Marks Robbing of A T Stewart's Grave
1878/11/07 A T Stewart Corpse A T Stewart Corpse is stolen from St Marks. Later, after ransom is paid, the remains will be returned, but never verified as his. Robbing of A T Stewart's Grave
1892/07/20 Susan Elizabeth Fish Leroy Died Susan Elizabeth Fish Leroy dies in Newport, Rhode Island. She is buried at S Marks Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard, NYC.

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Particulars for St Marks-In-The-Bowery:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration Birth place or grave
Sight Category Building
Build Attribute Cast iron facade
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Crime Grave Robbing
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th June 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: St.-Marks-In-The-Bowery
Registry Address: E. 10th St. and 2nd Ave.
Registry Number: 72000885
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Town,Ithiel; et al.
Architectural Style: Georgian
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Religious property, Birth place or grave
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1795, 1799
Associated People: Stuyvestant,Peter
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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