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

Tennent Church

 

—Erected 1751 —

 
Tennent Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
1. Tennent Church Marker
Inscription. This famous church was the pastorate of Reverend William Tennent. It stands on the famous Battlefield of Monmouth.
 
Location. 40° 16.987′ N, 74° 19.621′ W. Marker is in Manalapan, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Tennent Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 448 Tennent Road, Englishtown NJ 07726, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Tennant Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Continental Soldiers Grave (about 400 feet away); Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati (about 400 feet away); Perrine Hill Spring (approx. half a mile away); Molly Hays McCauley (approx. half a mile away); The Great Cannonade (approx. half a mile away); An Inspiring Commander in Chief (approx. half a mile away); Battlefield Archaeology (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manalapan.
 
Regarding Tennent Church. This 18th century Meeting House has endured the ravages of battle, storm, litigation, and time to remain one of America's most historically significant churches.
 
Also see . . .  Tennent Church Website.
DAR Marker on the Tennent Church image, Click for more information
By R. C., January 2, 2009
2. DAR Marker on the Tennent Church
The Daughters of the American Revolution posted a marker here in 1901.
Click for more information.
(Submitted on January 5, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
3. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
The "front" entrance to the church is actually on the side of the building.
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church (Chimney side of building) Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
4. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church (Chimney side of building)
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
5. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
View of pews inside the church.
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Steeple Photo, Click for full size
By R. C., January 2, 2009
6. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Steeple
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
7. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
Hardware at the top and bottom of the windows indicate that the windows once had shutters.
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church (alt view) Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
8. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church (alt view)
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
9. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
View from opposite side of building.
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
10. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
Button on front door of church can be pressed to play an audio recording of the church's history.
Old Tennent Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
11. Old Tennent Presbyterian Church
Outhouse behind the church.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 803 times since then and 73 times this year. Last updated on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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