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Saint Mark's Lutheran Evangelical Church (site of)

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Church whose congregants perished in one of New York's great tragedies

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : East Village
Institution, Place of Worship

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Zion St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church History


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Parishioners of Saint Mark's Church boarded the "General Slocum" for a church picnic in 1904. A fire on board the boat led to the loss of 1,000 lives--one of the worst fires in New York City history.

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