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Saint Paul's [Episcopal] Church
Trenton, Mercer County

Gothic Revival was a new architectural style in the state when St. Paul's church was founded in 1848. It was erected in that year as a mission of St. Michael's. It is very similar to St. Thomas Episcopal church in Glassboro, designed by John Notman sometime between 1840 and 1846. I suspect the plans for this church were based on Notman's plan for St Thomas. We have relatively few Notman-designed buildings in this state compared to the riches in Philadelphia, where it seems he did his best work.
      This nicely proportioned building on South Centre is now owned by a Hispanic congregation, the Iglesia Christiana Domasca.




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