Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims

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Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims

Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims is a church in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City. It was a station of the Underground Railroad, and the pulpit of Henry Ward Beecher, its first pastor. There is a fragment of Plymouth Rock in the church.

The church was named a National Historic Landmark in 1966.,

Today the church is a member of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.

On the grounds of the church, located at 75 Hicks Street, there is a statue of Beecher by sculptor Gutzon Borglum.

Bibliography
  • Debby Applegate, The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (Doubleday, June 2006).

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