St. Paul's Chapel Photos - 2005 - Page 3

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This photo features the columns, chandeliers and pews found within St. Paul's Chapel.

Photo here shows off George Clinton's pew. George Clinton was a governor of New York State.

Photo feature of George Washington's Pew.

This painting of the Great Seal hangs right over George Washington's Pew within St. Paul's Chapel.

Photo here is of the Monument which hangs just outside St. Paul's Chapel.

There's quite alot of history within St. Paul's Chapel. Photo above at the top of this page shows off the interior of the church with all its pews, chandeliers and columns. It's a stunning sight to behold. To know that so many famous and important people had sat in these seats and attended mass so very long ago.
Next photo features the pew of George Clinton who was the first governor of New York State in 1777. It is after him that Castle Clinton in Battery Park is so named. Next photo below is of the pew in which George Washington sat. The words on the display sign to be found besides this are as follow: "George Washington prayed at St. Paul's after his inauguration as the first president of the United States in 1789. He continued to worship at St. Paul's Chapel until the capital of the U.S. moved from New York to Philadelphia in 1790."
It goes on with: "During the nine-month ministry, podiatrists adapted Washington's pew into a station for healing workers' tired, injured feet. Because many of Washington's troops fought at Valley Forge without boots, many saw placing the podiatry station in this pew as a fitting tribute."
Next is a photograph of one of the earliest original paintings of the Great Seal of the United States. It hangs right over George Washington's Pew.
And last but not least, is the monument which hangs right outside the Chapel's wall. It was erected by Congress in 1776 in honor of Major General Richard Montgomery. The inscription below it mentions how: "...Who after a series of successes amidst the most discouraging difficulties fell in the attack on Quebec, December 31, 1775 - Aged 37 Years.

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