Protestants: On the Battle Line

St. Ann's of Morrisania Church in The Bronx stands as one of New York's finest examples of 19th century Gothic architecture. Its façade bears a plaque noting that Philanthropist Gouverneur Morris II built the church in memory of his mother and that Lewis Morris, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and the first Gouverneur Morris, who drafted the Constitution, are buried there. Nowadays no one notices the plaque, and the limestone structure is in bad repair. Once fashionable and famous, St. Ann's parish is today in the heart of one of...

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