New York Avenue Presbyterian Church

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church Washington District of Columbia

Stock #: 84365
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1949 Feb-05
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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This church was the first Protestant Church in Washington and is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism in the city. Lafayette's farewell was spoken from its pulpit. It has been called "The Church of Presidents" - seven Presidents having attended here, including Abraham Lincoln. whose pew may be seen in the center aisle and to whom the spire and chimes are memorial, given by the Lincoln family.

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