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Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral

  • Originally: Church of the Pilgrims

  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral (Maronite Catholic) in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, is one of the earliest Romanesque Revival churches in the United States. The historic building was completed in 1846 as the Church of the Pilgrims (Congregational). - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1844/01/25 Henry Chandler Bowen Faith Founders meet to establishment an ecclesiastical society in Brooklyn.
1844/07/02 Richard Upjohn Architect Church of the Pilgrims cornerstone ceremony
1844/12/22 Seventy-one persons assent publicly to articles of faith, enter into covenant with each other and with God, and are recognized by a Council as a church of Christ
1846/05/12 Church of the Pilgrims is ready for sacred use
1870/00/00 E and GG Hook and Hastings Manufacturer E and G G Hook Opus 519 Mechanical action 3 manuals, 37 stops, 43 ranks organ installed
1909/00/00 Austin Organ Company Manufacturer Austin Organ Company rebuilds and electrifies the 1870 E and GG Hook organ - Opus 259 (1909) Electro-pneumatic action 3 manuals, 25 stops, 23 ranks, 1525 pipes.
1934/00/00 Church of the Pilgrims merges with Plymouth Church, becoming the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
1944/02/09 Church of the Pilgrims is purchased by Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Rite Roman Catholic Church fo $70000

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Particulars for Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Building Use Cathedral
Building Type Church
Musical Instrument Organ
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival
Building Attribute Stained Glass

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