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The Riverside Church (Formerly The Park Avenue Bapist Church)

The Riverside Church (Formerly The Park Avenue Bapist Church) New York City
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Stock #: 67041
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Postmark: 1939
PM City: NEWYORK CITY
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1 C. GEORGE WASHINGTON
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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OPENED FOR WORSHIP IN OCTOBER 1930, AND DEDICATD IN FEBRUARY,1931. THE EDIFICE OCCUPIES A COMMANDING SITE ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE AT 122ND STREET, ALMOST OPPOSITE GRANT'S TOMB. THE CATHEDRAL OD CHARTERES(A.D. 1194-1260)WAS THE INSPIRING FOR THE FRENCH-GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE BUILDING. THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH HOUSES THE LAURA SPELMAN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIES CARILLON CONSISTING OF SEVENTY-TWO BELLS

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