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St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery Church

131 E 10th St, New York City, NY 10003-7504
+1 212-674-6377
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Church was part of the Stuyvesant Farm

This is the second oldest church in New York. It was once the chapel on the Stuyvesant farm. Today... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
James S
New York City, New York
via mobile
Alexander Hamilton's rebel attitude enlivens funky house of worship

No kidding! This church, with Hamilton as one of the founders maintains its iconoclast cred with... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Barnaby H
Hartford, Connecticut
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131 E 10th St, New York City, NY 10003-7504
East Village
+1 212-674-6377
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second oldest church in New York. It was once the chapel on the Stuyvesant farm. Today it's an Episcopal church. The sanctuary is a bit bare and disappointing, but the graveyard is very interesting. There are many interesting tombs here, including Peter...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

No kidding! This church, with Hamilton as one of the founders maintains its iconoclast cred with superb music, clean, simple, yet funky, interior. A place that truly celebrates diversity. And now with a new minister, the great, Rev. Anne Sawyer - this church can't be...More

Thank Barnaby H
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We came to see this as part of a walking tour of the village and were impressed by the beauty of the church and the interesting history. It was amazing to see where Peter Stuyvesant is buried.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This Protestant Episcopal church on 2nd Ave between 10th & 11th St. stands on the site of the last Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant's private Dutch Reformed chapel (1799) and was attended by his descendants, many of whom lived nearby, for generation. His name is commemorated...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This church is historic and well worth visiting for an hour, let alone attend services. Located in the East Village, the church has been involved in long, long periods of New York City history. This location is the resting place for Peter Stuyvesant, one of...More

2  Thank seanworc
Reviewed 18 July 2014

What we call today New York City was founded in 1625, by the Dutch, on the southern tip of Manhattan island, as New Amsterdam and taken over peacefully by the Britons,in 1664,in exchange for Surinam. Britons renamed it New York, after the Duke of York,...More

1  Thank boazug
Reviewed 27 December 2012

We were delighted to attend Sunday services at this old church where Peter Stuyesant is buried. The congregation and preacher are committed, open, and intelligent, making this a church full of life. In addition, they house a dance company. What could be better?

Thank dianaholbert
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Even though I'm not a member there (I live in Atlanta), I enjoyed visiting and learning about the important role this church has played in civil rights and improving their local community - for decades. The ghost tour app we had led us there, and...More

Thank michellec2010
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