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First Presbyterian Church, New Rochelle, New York

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Site Id: 3.79.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: Corner of Main Street and Huguenot Street
Location: New Rochelle, New York 10801, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.90631, -73.78591
Tiffany 1910: Page 29
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Page 19
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1860 [NRHP1979]
Architect:
Comment: Building destroyed by fire in 1926 [NRHP1979]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.79.2.1: Colburn Memorial Window: Cornelius and Angel (1910) (Likely destroyed)
3.79.2.2: Phraner Memorial Window (1895) (Likely destroyed)
3.79.2.3: Huguenot Memorial Window: ship under full sail, bearing the Huguenots to America (1889) (Likely destroyed)

Item 3.79.2.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Colburn Memorial Window (Lester Memorial Window)
Theme: Cornelius and Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 29
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NRP1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Nicholas Alfred Colburn (24 Aug 1848 - 26 Dec 1907) [NRP1910]
Donor: anonymous donor [NRP1910]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 27 Mar 1910 [NRP1910]
Size: 78" high x 55" wide [NRP1910]
Inscription: Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God // In grateful memory of Nicholas Alfred Colburn, for many years a devoted member and faithful trustee of this church. Born August 24, 1848, died at sea, December 26, 1907 [NRP1910]
Category: Cornelius
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Lester Memorial Window so the donor was possibly Henry Martyn Lester, who had previously donated the Huguenot window (WINDOW:3.79.2.3) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Building destroyed by fire in 1926 [NRHP1979]

Item 3.79.2.2

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Phraner Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 29
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Page 19
Signature:
Other documentation: [DA1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Reverend Stanley K. Phraner (26 May 1860 - 15 Jan 1895) [DA1895, PTS1895]
Donor: Young People's Society of Christian Endeavour [DA1895]
Date: Dedicated 28 Jul 1895 [DA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building destroyed by fire in 1926 [NRHP1979]

Item 3.79.2.3

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Huguenot Memorial Window
Description: ship under full sail, bearing the Huguenots to America [YS1889]
Tiffany 1910: Page 29
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Page 19
Signature:
Other documentation: [MKR1889, YS1889]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Huguenot settlers of New Rochelle [MKR1889, YS1889]
Donor: Henry Martyn Lester [MKR1889, YS1889, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Jan 1889 [MKR1889, YS1889]
Size:
Inscription: Erected to the memory of Huguenot settlers of this town and Founders of the Reformed Church of France in New Rochelle, of which this church is in direct succession, October 1688-1888 [MKR1889]
Category: Historic
Location: southeast side [MKR1889]
Comment: Building destroyed by fire in 1926 [NRHP1979]

References

DA1895: Mount Vernon Daily Argus (27 Jul 1895, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
MKR1889: The Mount Kisco Recorder (25 Jan 1889, p. 5)
NRHP1979: National Register of Historic Places, Karen Morey Kennedy, with assistance by Mrs. Isabel Barker and Mr. Robert S. Stitt (1979, Section 7, p. 1)
NRP1910: New Rochelle Pioneer (2 Apr 1910, p. 6)
PTS1895: Princeton Theological Seminary, Class of 1890 (1895, Appendix, p. 3)
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)
YS1889: The Yonkers Statesman (23 Jan 1889, p. 4)

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