What was the first church in Manhattan?
The oldest church in Manhattan, St. Paul’s Chapel was constructed in 1764. Many congressmen and founding fathers—including George Washington–attended this church during their time in NYC.
What are the oldest churches in New York City?
St. Paul’s Chapel is currently part of the Parish of Trinity Church and is the oldest public building in continuous use in New York City.
What is the oldest Catholic church in NYC?
The parish, part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, is the oldest Roman Catholic parish in New York State, and the building replaced an earlier one built in 1785–86.
St. Peter’s Church (Manhattan)
|Added to NRHP||April 23, 1980|
|Designated NYCL||December 21, 1965|