The History of Church Pew Rentals at Trinity | 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 for certain congregations, including Trinity Church Wall Street. Watch the latest episode of Ask Trinity Archives with archivists Joe Lapinski and Marissa Maggs.

Ask Trinity Archives is a video series exploring the history of New York City and Trinity Church Wall Street, prompted by your questions to us.

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