stony point


Oct 24 2011

St. John's in the Wilderness Church in Stony Point, NY

St John's in the Wilderness Church, Harriman State Park, Stony Point, New York

St. John in the Wilderness Church is the St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Harriman State Park, Stony Point, New York. The church was built by Margaret Zimmerman in memory of her dead husband John. In 1879 Mrs. Zimmerman purchased the land for the church, on June 23 1880 the cornerstone was laid. The architecture was typical of Northern England, the native “hornblend” granite was used for the building construction.