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Title [Writing about Presbyterian Church at Jamaica]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.226
Date 1907
Description Presbyterian Church at Jamaica erected in 1699. It stood in the middle of the main street at the head of Union Hall Street, then and long afterwards callled "Meeting House Lane" taken down in 1813. It was 40 feet square. Jamaica or Rusdorp was settled by colonists from Mealford [?] and after inhabitants from Hempstead, who were Presbyterians in 1656. [handwritten on page]

See v1974.22.1.227 and v1974.22.1.228 for more material on the Presbyterian Church at Jamaica

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)
Presbyterian Church, Jamaica, built 1699
Subject Headings Churches
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain