.05 acreoldest breweries, the parish quickly became an influential part of the neighborhood. Dedicated to serving the poor and indigent of their community, the priests of St. James also often cared for cholera patients stranded aboard nearby quarantined vessels; several priests contracted the disease and died shortly after their patients. During the Civil War, the priests of St. James blessed the regimental colors of the Fighting 69th and, around the same time, championed the cause of Catholic temperance in a bid to end local alcohol abuse, ignoring the critical attitudes and admonitions of contemporary Protestant reformers.
|Placed By||City of New York Parks and Recreation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 584583 N 4507358|
|Decimal Degrees||40.71280000, -73.99861667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 42.768', W 73° 59.917'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 42' 46.08" N, 73° 59' 55.02" W|
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