St Paul's Chapel

sights / Religious

St Paul's Chapel information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
Broadway
at Fulton St
Telephone
+1 212 602 0800
Getting there
Subway: A/C, J/Z, 2/3, 4/5 to Fulton St; R to Cortlandt St; E to World Trade Center
More information
www.trinitywallstreet.org
Opening hours
10am-6pm Mon-Sat, 7am-6pm Sun
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After his inauguration in 1789, George Washington worshipped at this classic revival brownstone chapel, which found new fame in the aftermath of September 11. With the World Trade Center destruction occurring just a block away, the mighty structure became a spiritual support and volunteer center, movingly documented in its exhibition ‘Unwavering Spirit: Hope & Healing at Ground Zero.’

Through photographs, personal objects and messages of support, the exhibition honors both the victims and the volunteers who worked round the clock, serving meals, setting up beds, doling out massages and counseling rescue workers.