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St. Patrick's R. C. Church, Brooklyn

St. Patrick parish was founded in 1849 as St. Patrick Church Mission to serve Ft. Hamilton area, making it one of the oldest parishes in Brooklyn. The church was the Catholic parish of soldiers stationed at Ft. Hamilton. The first St. Patrick church was dedicated in 1852. The cornerstone for the current chuch was laid on October 11, 1925 and the church was dedicated by Bishop Molloy on December 12, 1926.1

Unity Chapel

The Third Congregational Society (Unity Chapel) was founded in 1867, following a public invitation from Reverend A. P. Putnam. Thirteen "residents of Central Brooklyn of liberal conviction" met at 292 Ryerson Street, home of James Whiting, on September 30, 1867 to organize the church. The first religious services were held the following Sunday, October 6th, in a room over a fish market at the corner of Classon and Fulton Avenues. Two services were held that day - a morning service by Rev. Dr. F. A. Farley and an evening service by Rev.

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