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St. Paul's Chapel, New York City

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The oldest surviving public church building in Manhattan, St. Paul's Chapel features a simple but comfortable interior, designed to encourage attendance. Built in the 1760s on land granted by the queen of England, the chapel is a classic example of Georgian churches characteristic for its time. The building survived the fire of 1776, when the British captured the city and devastated the neighborhood. After the attacks on September 11, 2001, the chapel became a place of refuge for recovery workers from the nearby site of the collapsed twin towers. To see where George Washington worshiped when he visited the chapel, look for the oil painting of the national coat of arms, which hangs right over his pew. Use our New York City holiday builder to arrange your visit to St. Paul's Chapel and other attractions in New York City.
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  • I live in New York for many years St. Paul Chapel is one of my favorite historic place, the beauty of a Georgian architecture in the heart of NYC, wrote another important story.....  more
    I live in New York for many years St. Paul Chapel is one of my favorite historic place, the beauty of a Georgian architecture in the heart of NYC, wrote another important story.....  more »
  • All ways off to find an old church and graveyard in the middle of the financial district of downtown Manhattan. Interesting! 
    All ways off to find an old church and graveyard in the middle of the financial district of downtown Manhattan. Interesting!  more »
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  • GOD wish the US stocks can always go up, help many family can get rich life, children can grow up happily, more people have jobs. GOD bless. World Peace and Progress 2022.3.19
  • Beautiful church

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