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New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
 

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
Washington, D.C.
Founded: 1803


Long associated with presidents including John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, the New York Avenue congregation welcomed Abraham Lincoln as a worshipper during his presidency. After the Civil War, members of the church became involved in local outreach missions to poor areas of the city.


 
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