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Long Branch in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Church of the Presidents

St. James Episcopal Church

 
 
Church of the Presidents Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Church of the Presidents Marker
Inscription. Built in 1879. Named for the seven U.S. Presidents who attended services here: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, and Woodrow Wilson.

Deconsecrated in 1953, it became the Long Branch Historical Museum. Named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Preservation funding made possible in part by The Garden State Historic Preservation Trust administered by The New Jersey Historic Trust / State of New Jersey, A Save America's Treasures grant administered by The National Park Service / Department of the Interior, The Monmouth County Historical Commission.
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 40° 15.75′ N, 73° 59.383′ W. Marker is in Long Branch, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1260 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch NJ 07740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James A. Garfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy Parker Birthplace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Corner of Ocean and Brighton Avenues (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brinley Grist Mill
Church of the Presidents Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
2. Church of the Presidents Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Brinley Grist Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Site of Old Free Church Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); New Era Anchor (approx. 2 miles away); Jersey Central Power & Light Employees (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Long Branch.
 
Also see . . .  Church of the Presidents Wikipedia Entry. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
 
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Church of the Presidents front elevation image. Click for full size.
By R. C., November 28, 2008
3. Church of the Presidents front elevation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 952 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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