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  early churches of New Jersey

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Old Paramus Reformed Church
Ridgewood, Bergen County



The congregation was organized in 1725 and this stone Reformed church erected in 1800, succeeding a previous one erected in 1735. The window surrounds and the front porch are later additions, also similar to those in Dumont and Bergenfield. In scale it is a small church, rather like the English Neighborhood Reformed church in Ridgefield.
     See Ellis Derry, Old and Historic Churches of New Jersey. Union City: Wm. Wise & Co, 1979.

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