When was the original Trinity Church built?
The first church building was originally built in 1698 and later enlarged during the eighteenth century. This structure was burned to the ground in September of 1776 during the American Revolution as part of a larger fire, and Trinity’s chapel was saved only through heroic efforts.
Where was the first Trinity Church built?
The first Trinity Church building was a single-story rectangular structure facing the Hudson River, which was constructed in 1698 and destroyed in the Great New York City Fire of 1776.
Trinity Church (Manhattan)
|Founded||May 6, 1697|
|Founder(s)||William III of England|
|Dedicated||May 1, 1846|