July 15, 2021
In this first of a three-part Ask Trinity Archives series on the influence of the Astor family on the architectural features at Trinity Church Wall Street, a focus on the Astor Reredos.
June 17, 2021
General Richard Montgomery’s death and the colonial government’s reaction to it have direct connections to Trinity Church Wall Street’s St. Paul’s Chapel.
June 1, 2021
Learn the history of Trinity's pedestrian bridge, connecting Trinity church with Trinity's offices.
April 27, 2021
Rising Ground, formerly known as Leake & Watts, includes a history with strong connections to Trinity Church Wall Street.
April 9, 2021
Normally, we assume there’s a grave beneath a cemetery marker, and that a real person, not a fictitious character, is buried there. However, at the...
February 8, 2021
Grandma’s wedding photo. Your third-grade report card. Learn the basics of document care and organization from Trinity Archivists Joe Lapinski and Marissa Maggs, who also host the popular video series, “Ask Trinity Archives.”
February 5, 2021
Paying rent to sit in a certain pew at church for a worship service may seem extremely strange nowadays. Yet there was a time when the practice was quite common.
January 20, 2021
A Presidential inauguration is a quadrennial event in the United States, sometimes, like this year, with a new president taking office; at other times...
December 23, 2020
Times Square in Midtown Manhattan has been the focus of New Year’s Eve for New Yorkers for more than a hundred years. For the century before that, the celebration was synonymous with Lower Manhattan, and Trinity Church Wall Street.
December 11, 2020
Trinity and Handel’s Messiah go back a long way together, 250 years to be exact, and the earliest performances came with colorful stories of people from the days when New York City was just a small village. Watch the latest episode of Ask Trinity Archives with archivists Joe Lapinski and Marissa Maggs.