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)
Historic American Buildings Survey, E.P. MacFarland, Photographer June 19, 1934, VIEW FROM NORTHWEST. - St. Ann's Church, 295 Saint Ann's Avenue and East 140th Street, New York, HABS NY,31-NEYO,4-2.tif
In 1934
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; -73.91750Coordinates: 40°48′30″N 73°55′3″W / 40.80833°N 73.91750°W / 40.80833; -73.91750
Location 295 St. Ann’s Avenue, North New York, Bronx, NY
Country United States
Denomination Episcopalian
Founded 1841
Status Parish church
Style Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Completed 1840
Diocese Episcopal Diocese of New York
Province Province II
Pastor(s) Rev. Martha Overall[1]
Churchwarden(s) Wendy Canas[1](also) Isabel Santiago
Logo of St Ann's Episcopal Church (Bronx,NY).png
St. Ann's Church Complex
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1840
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.


It was built in 1840 and donated by Gouverneur Morris Jr. (1813-1888) as a family monument, the Morrisania 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.


  1. ^ a b "Home Page". St. Ann’s Episcopal Church. Episcopal Diocese of New York. Retrieved April 9, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "St. Ann's Church Complex". National Park Service Focus. April 16, 1980. Retrieved April 9, 2016 – via National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.  
  3. ^ Spencer–Ralph, Elizabeth; McDarrah, Gloria (October 10, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: St. Ann's Church Complex" (PDF)  and accompanying 5 photographs. Retrieved April 9, 2016 – via "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database).  > Search > Criteria > National Register Number: 90NR00036 > Search > Results > View > Atts. (2)

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