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Trinity Church as enlarged in 1737
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State New York, NY
Denomination Episcopal Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes Broadway and Wall St. The first church, after being enlarged. First opened for services on March 13, 1698 and enlarged in 1737. It was described as, "one of the largest and most splendid churches in the country, being 146 ft. in length, 72 ft. in width, with a noble spire of 180 ft. in height." The building was in use until 1776, when it was destroyed in the great fire.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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