Historic Places

Did you know that the New York Annual Conference is home to two of the 46 official Methodist Heritage Landmarks worldwide?

Heritage landmarks are designated by the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Book of Discipline defines a Heritage Landmark as "a building, location, or structure specifically related to significant events, developments, or personalities in the overall history of The United Methodist Church or its antecedents."

The Conference has many historic churches, cemeteries, and organizations, but two have been given Landmark recognition by the larger denomination:

 

In addition to its two Heritage Landmarks, the New York Annual Conference has four Registered Methodist Historic Sites and a number of additional places of historical interest. Click on the icons in the map below for locations, photos, and links to more information: