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Central Presbyterian Church, Haverstraw, New York

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Site Id: 3.51.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 89 Hudson Avenue
Location: Haverstraw, New York 10980, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.19594, -73.96843
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1907-1909 [NYO1909, ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1919 Freyfogle Memorial Window by Charles Mente [SIGNATURE]

Site Items

3.51.1.1: Fowler Memorial Window: Ascension (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.2: Babcock Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.3: Bennett Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.4: Smith Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.5: Carr Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.6: Briggs Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.7: Cooper Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.8: Freyfogle Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.9: Hedges Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.10: Oldfield Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.11: Reynolds Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.12: Freeman Memorial Window: Road to Emmaus (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
3.51.1.13: Freeman Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.51.1.1

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Fowler Memorial Window:  Ascension
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fowler Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: rose window [NYO1909, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BC1908, NYEP1908, NYO1908]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BC1908, NYEP1908, NYO1908]
Memorial details: Denton Fowler (6 Dec 1825 - 12 Jan 1904) [INSCRIPTION, BC1908, NYO1908, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Exhibited at Tiffany Studios, Sep 1908 [BC1908, NYEP1908]
In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Inscription: 1825 In Memory of Denton Fowler 1904 [PHOTO, BC1908, NYO1908]
Category: Ascension; Rose Window
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [NYO1909, STREETVIEW]

Item 3.51.1.2

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Babcock Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Babcock Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Hiram W. Babcock (6 May 1842 - 11 Aug 1901) and Christiana Griffith Babcock (6 Dec 1844 - 27 Nov 1904) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1842 Hiram W Babcock 1902 / Christiana Griffiths / 1844 Babcock 1904 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.3

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Bennett Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bennett Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: William Bennett (18 Feb 1835 - 12 Mar 1901) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, RCT1901]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: William Bennett / Born February 18 1835 / Died March 12 1901 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.4

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Smith Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window (Bonsall Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: William D.M. Smith (1 Jan 1851 - 21 Mar 1897) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his daughter [INSCRIPTION]
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / 1851 W D M Smith 1897 / Presented by his daughter [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [NYO1909]
Comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bonsall Memorial Window, so likely George Henry Bonsall, pastor of the church at the time, organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.51.1.5

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Carr Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Carr Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: William H. Carr (1836-1907) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / William H Carr / 1836 - 1907 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.6

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Briggs Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Briggs Memorial Window (Cleary Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Briggs Memorial [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]
Comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Creary Memorial Window, so likely Katherine L. Briggs Creary was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.51.1.7

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Cooper Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cooper Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Leonard Cooper (18 Nov 1840 - 4 Jan 1897) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / 1840 Leonard Cooper 1897 / "Asleep in Jesus: blessed sleep" [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.8

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Freyfogle Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Freyfogle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: William H. Freyfogle (26 Jul 1840 - 19 Nov 1904) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / 1840 William H Freyfogle 1904 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.9

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Hedges Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hedges Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Ira Munn Hedges (31 Jul 1839 - 9 Apr 1902) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his children [INSCRIPTION]
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In loving memory of our father / Ira M Hedges / Born July 31 1839 / Died April 9 1902 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.10

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Oldfield Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Oldfield Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Richard W. Oldfield (14 Jan 1857 - 29 Feb 1932) and Mary E. Sloat Oldfield (19 Nov 1853 - 26 Mar 1927) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1857 Richard W Oldfield 1932 / 1853 Mary E Oldfield 1927 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [WEB]
Comment: Evidently the inscription was updated after the Oldfields died, and because Tiffany 1910 calls this the Oldfield Memorial Window, possibly they were the donors [DEDUCED]

Item 3.51.1.11

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Reynolds Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reynolds Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry M. Reynolds (1829 - 4 Jul 1902) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1909, NYT1902]
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Jan 1909 [NYO1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / 1829 Henry M Reynolds 1902 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [NYO1909]

Item 3.51.1.12

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Freeman Memorial Window:  Road to Emmaus
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Freeman Memorial Window
Theme: Road to Emmaus [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS (with an insignia between the TIFFANY and the STVDIOS) [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Amasa Stetson Freeman (6 Oct 1823 - 27 Apr 1898), first pastor of church, for 52 years [INSCRIPTION, YS1899, NR1899, DNB1899, LRG1899, NYO1909, FINDAGRAVE, ORG]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated (in original building) 25 Jun 1899 [YS1899, NR1899, DNB1899, LRG1899]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / REV. AMASA S. FREEMAN D.D. / 1823 - 1898 / FOUNDER AND PASTOR OF THIS CHURCH 52 YEARS / 1846 - 1898 / ABIDE WITH US [PHOTO]
Category: Emmaus
Location: facing New Main Street [NYO1909]
Cost: $2000 [YS1899, NR1899, DNB1899]
History: Originally in previous building (SITE:3.51.3) for congregation [WEB]
Comment: The signature is not the standard form for Tiffany signatures in 1899 and so was probably added in 1909 when the window was moved to the present building [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.51.3.1

Item 3.51.1.13

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Freeman Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Freeman Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary C. Freeman (17 Mar 1824 - 12 Apr 1910) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / 1824 Mary C Freeman 1910 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: facing Hudson Avenue [WEB]

References

BC1908: The Brooklyn Citizen (13 Sep 1908, p. 7)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DNB1899: The Daily News and Batavian (1 Jul 1899, p. 6)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LRG1899: The Le Roy Gazette (5 Jul 1899, p. 1)
NR1899: The Newburgh Register (27 Jun 1899, p. 3)
NYEP1908: New York Evening Post (19 Sep 1908, p. 8)
NYO1908: The New York Observer (24 Sep 1908, p. 411)
NYO1909: The New York Observer (28 Jan 1909, p. 113)
NYT1902: New York Times (6 Jul 1902, p. 15)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
RCT1901: The Rockland County Times (16 Mar 1901, p. 1)
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
STREETVIEW: Google StreetView
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
YS1899: Yonkers Statesman (26 Jun 1899, p. 2)

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