Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
is a church
in Brooklyn Heights
, New York City
. It was a station of the Underground Railroad
, and the pulpit of Henry Ward Beecher
, its first pastor. There is a fragment of Plymouth Rock
in the church.
The church was named a National Historic Landmark in 1966.,
Today the church is a member of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.
On the grounds of the church, located at 75 Hicks Street, there is a statue of Beecher by sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
- Debby Applegate, The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (Doubleday, June 2006).