Saint Paul's Church in Mount Vernon, New York. May 17, 1937

Saint Paul's Church in Eastchester, New York. The parish that founded St. Paul's was established in 1665, but the current church was not built until 1764. It served as a church for the British Army during the Battle for Pell's Point on October 18, 1776. During the battle, George Washington told parishioners to bury the bell in the bell tower so the British would not melt it and use it for ammunition.
Date Original
May 17 1937
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History. Photographs of historic sites and structures, 1936-1963. Series A0245-77. Westchester County.
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