St. Ann's Episcopal Church (Bronx)

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Not to be confused with Roman Catholic St. Ann's Church (Bronx, New York) a few miles north.
St. Ann's Church
St. Ann's Church of Morrisania (Episcopal)
St. Ann's Church in 2012
St. Ann's Church is located in New York City
St. Ann's Church
St. Ann's Church
Location of St. Ann's Church in New York City
40°48′30″N 73°55′3″W / 40.80833°N 73.91750°W / 40.80833; -73.91750
Location 295 St. Ann's Ave., Bronx, New York
Country United States
Denomination Episcopalian
Website stannsb.dioceseny.org
History
Founded 1841
Architecture
Status Parish church
Style Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Completed 1840
Administration
Diocese Episcopal Diocese of New York
Province Province II
Clergy
Pastor(s) Rev. Martha Overall[1]
Laity
Churchwarden(s) Wendy Canas[1]
St. Ann's Church Complex
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1840
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80002589[2]
Added to NRHP April 16, 1980

St. Ann's Church, also known as St. Ann's Church of Morrisania, is a historic Episcopal church in the South Bronx, New York City.

History[edit]

It was built in 1840 and donated by Gouverneur Morris Jr. (1813-1888) as a family memorial. It is a fieldstone building in the Gothic Revival style with a vernacular Greek Revival style tower. The complex includes the stone parish house added in 1916, late-19th century Sunday School and gymnasium building, and a graveyard that includes the Morris family crypt. Among those whose remains are in the graveyard or crypt are Gouverneur Morris (1752–1816), Lewis Morris (1671–1746), and Lewis Morris (1726–1798).[3]

The complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[2] It was designated a New York City landmark in 1967.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Home Page". St. Ann’s Episcopal Church. Episcopal Diocese of New York. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  3. ^ Elizabeth Spencer-Ralph and Gloria McDarrah (October 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: St. Ann's Church Complex". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-01-12.  See also: "Accompanying five photos". 

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