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St Joseph's Catholic Church
Bound Brook, Somerset County
This is the second Catholic church built by the congregation, which
was organized about 1863; erected in 1890, it succeeds their first
on Mountain avenue. It follows the design of Boonton's Mt.
church in Boonton, which is credited to Jeremiah O'Roarke, but which
clearly follows a design of Richard Upjohn. Compare it also to St.
Joseph's church in High Bridge, for a similar design, executed