The cornerstone of New York City's new Catholic cathedral, Saint Patrick's, is laid
The cornerstone was laid for New York City's new Catholic cathedral. St. Patrick's was designed by James Renwick, Jr. and the completed building was dedicated by Cardinal McCloskey on May 25, 1879. (By John Osborne)
Charlton Thomas Lewis, Joseph H. Willsey, Harper's Book of Facts: A Classified History of the World; Embracing Science, Literature, and Art (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895), 574.