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  early churches of New Jersey

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First Presbyterian Church
Rockaway, Morris County

   
This is an exceptionally fine brick church, listed on the National Register, that was built in 1832. In its basic outline, it is a scaled-down version of the Presbyterian church in Newark, but with a Gothic spire atop the tower and a neo-classical window directly over the center door. The congregation was organized in 1758. The grounds include a huge cemetery to the rear.

 

 

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