Diocese of Albany, New York

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DIOCESE OF ALBANY

Denomination : Anglican

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Albany, New York

Official blazon

Argent a Cross moline gules in the first quarter, a beaver of the second.

Origin/meaning

Ther Red Beaver appears on several early Dutch and English Arms, symbolic of the Dutch settlements up the Hudson River. A Red Cross on a White Field symbolises the Anglican heritage.


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