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St. Mark's Church, Mt. Kisco, New York

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.72.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 85 East Main Street
Location: Mt. Kisco, New York 10549, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.20693, -73.72625
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1910-1913 [ORG, NRHP1991]
Architect: Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson [ORG, NRHP1991]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.72.2.1: Morgan Memorial Window: St. John of Patmos (1904) (Extant)
3.72.2.2: Cowdin Memorial Window: St. Christopher (1905) (Extant)
3.72.2.3: Cowdin Memorial Window: The Nativity (1905) (Extant)
3.72.2.4: Hoppin Memorial Reredos: altar (1904) (Extant)

Item 3.72.2.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morgan Memorial Window (Warren Memorial Window)
Theme: St. John of Patmos [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
I Am the Resurrection and the Life [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GCA1904, DA1904, CHU1904]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lewis Henry Morgan (12 Jun 1867 - 31 Oct 1901) [NYT1904, GCA1904, NYP1904, DA1904, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his friends, J. Bordman Harriman, Whitney Warren, J.F. Tooker, Charles Bohlen, G.B. Taintor, R.F. Potter, George H. Norman, Lloyd Warren, J.W. Appleton, Howard Cushing, F.N. Waters and R.B. Potter [NYT1904, GCA1904, NYP1904]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 3 Apr 1904 [NYT1904, NYP1904, GCA1904, DA1904]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I am the Resurrection and the Life [GCA1904]
Category: St. John; Resurrection with Christ
Location: Resurrection Chapel, east wall [NRHP1991]
History: Originally in previous building of the congregation (SITE:3.72.1) [ORG, NRHP1991]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Warren Memorial Window because Whitney Warren was one of the donors and likely organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1910 implies this is two windows but it is one [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, GCA1904, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.72.1.1

Item 3.72.2.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cowdin Memorial Window (Bacon Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Christopher [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JDNY1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elliot Christopher Cowdin (9 Aug 1819 - 12 Apr 1880) [INSCRIPTION, JDNY1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 23 Apr 1905 [JDNY1905]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Elliot Christopher Cowdin [PHOTO]
Category: St. Christopher
Location: Resurrection Chapel, north wall [NRHP1991]
History: Originally in previous building of the congregation (SITE:3.72.1) [ORG, NRHP1991]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bacon Memorial Window and so likely one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company was Cowdin's daughter, Martha Winthrop Cowdin Bacon [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, PFNY1897, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.72.1.2

Item 3.72.2.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cowdin Memorial Window (Bacon Memorial Window)
Theme: The Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JDNY1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Katharine Cowdin (4 Feb 1826 - 6 Dec 1903) [INSCRIPTION, JDNY1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 23 Apr 1905 [JDNY1905]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Sarah Katharine Cowdin [PHOTO]
Category: Nativity
Location: Resurrection Chapel, north wall [NRHP1991]
History: Originally in previous building of the congregation (SITE:3.72.1) [ORG, NRHP1991]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bacon Memorial Window and so likely one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company was Cowdin's daughter, Martha Winthrop Cowdin Bacon [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, PFNY1897, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.72.1.3

Item 3.72.2.4

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hoppin Memorial Reredos
Description: altar [NYT1904, GCA1904, CHU1904]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GCA1904, DA1904, CHU1904]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Alice Cowdin (Mrs. Hamilton Louis) Hoppin (5 Sep 1866 - 2 Mar 1900) [NYT1904, GCA1904, NYP1904, DA1904, CHU1904, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her sister, Mrs. Martha Winthrop Cowdin Bacon (the newspaper reports say Baker) [NYT1904, NYP1904, PFNY1897]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 3 Apr 1904 [NYT1904, NYP1904, GCA1904, DA1904, CHU1904]
Size:
Inscription: Holy Holy Holy Lord God Almighty / Which Was And Is And Is To Come [CHU1904, PHOTO]
History: Originally in previous building of the congregation (SITE:3.72.1) [ORG, NRHP1991]
Comment: Only the altar is there, not the reredos [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.72.1.4

References

CHU1904: The Churchman (26 Mar 1904, p. 379)
DA1904: Mount Vernon Daily Argus (31 Mar 1904, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GCA1904: The Globe and Commercial Advertiser (19 Mar 1904, second section, p. 8)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JDNY1905: Journal of the One Hundred and Twenty-Second Convention of the Diocese of New York (1905, p. 228)
NRHP1991: National Register of Historic Places, Robert D. Kuhn (1991)
NYP1904: New York Press (4 Apr 1904, p. 2)
NYT1904: New York Times (4 Apr 1904, p. 14)
ORG: Organisation
PFNY1897: Prominent Families of New York (1897, p. 141)
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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)

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