Trinity Episcopal Church (Potsdam, New York)

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Trinity Episcopal Church
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Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church (Potsdam, New York) is located in New York
Trinity Episcopal Church (Potsdam, New York)
Location 38 Maple St., Potsdam, New York
Coordinates 44°40′2″N 74°59′18″W / 44.66722°N 74.98833°W / 44.66722; -74.98833Coordinates: 44°40′2″N 74°59′18″W / 44.66722°N 74.98833°W / 44.66722; -74.98833
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1835
Architect multiple
Architectural style Federal, Gothic Revival, et al.
Governing body Private
MPS Red Potsdam Sandstone Resources Taken from Raquette River Quarries MPS
NRHP Reference # 03000032[1]
Added to NRHP February 13, 2003

Trinity Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church located at Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York. It was built in 1835 in the Federal style with Gothic elements built of red Potsdam Sandstone. It was greatly enlarged and transformed into High Victorian Gothic style later in the 19th century, with less significant alterations continuing into the 20th century. The front facade of the church took its final form in 1886 and is a lavishly decorated Victorian Gothic creation, made possible by donations from Thomas S. Clarkson and his family.[2] It features a 110-foot-tall (34 m), 19-by-19-foot (5.8 by 5.8 m) four-level tower. Also on the property is a stone wall dating to 1870, a large cast iron urn dating to about 1880 and a cast iron lamppost on a sandstone base dating to 1880.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

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Trinity Episcopal Church
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