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Trinity Episcopal Church Bell Tower - Constantia, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 43° 14.867 W 076° 00.445
18T E 418217 N 4788823
Quick Description: Trinity Episcopal Church, located in Constantia, New York, was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2011 1:25:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMCZ2J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
A New York Historical Marker located in front of the church reads:

TRINITY
EPISCOPAL CHURCH
ERECTED 1831, 24 ACRES
AND BUILDING DONATED BY
FREDERICK W. SCRIBA.

"Trinity Church is a historic Episcopal church located at Constantia in Oswego County, New York. It is a small frame vernacular Federal style structure completed in 1831-1834. The last record of it having been painted is 1851. Also on the property is a cemetery with most gravestones dating to the mid 19th century. William H. Baker (1827-1911) is interred in the cemetery."

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"Trinity Episcopal Church and Cemetery, NYS Rt. 49, Constantia Village. Greek Revival in form with Gothic windows and square tower. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. Burial place in cemetery behind church of George Frederick Augustus Scriba and William H. Baker, Oswego County District Attorney (1862) and U.S. Congressman (1874-1878)."

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"The church building was erected in 1831, and was consecrated by Bishop B. T. ONDERDONK, September 4, 1833. The church officers elected at that time were: Nicholas I. ROOSEVELT and Frederick W. SCRIBA, wardens; Geo. SCRIBA, Burnet DUNDAS, John BEEBE, Robert ELLIOTT, Jacob BEEBE, and George SCRIBA, Jr., vestrymen. The first pastor was Timothy MINOR. The present officers are Dr. Frederick HARVILL and Julian CARTER, wardens; John DUFFLER, Andrew J. DUFFLER, James BARNES, William COLWELL, Richard CARTER, Elijah HOLLENBECK, L. S. STEVENS, and Frederick C. LANDER, vestrymen."

-- Source

Address of Tower:
NY 49
Constantia, NY USA
13044


Number of bells in tower?: 1

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Unknown

Still Operational: Not Listed

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