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Founding of St. Mary’s Parish

 
 
Founding of St. Mary’s Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Founding of St. Mary’s Parish Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
the founding of St. Mary’s Parish
Mother Parish of New Jersey
The first founded by the Society
for the propagation of the Gospel
All Saints’ Day 1702
and
The laying of the cornerstone of
St. Mary’s Church
Feast of the Annunciation 1703
First Rector Rev. John Talbot       Installed 1705
Royal Charter granted January 5, 1709

 
Erected 1962 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 4.62′ N, 74° 51.691′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on W Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is located in front of New St. Mary's Church. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New St. Mary’s (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Office of the Council of Proprietors and the Surveyor General (about 400 feet away); Free Library (about 700 feet
Marker in Burlington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Marker in Burlington
away); Ockanickon (about 800 feet away); Center of Arts and Culture (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplaces (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Marker at New St. Mary's Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Marker at New St. Mary's Church
The new St. Mary's Church can be seen in the photo behind the marker.
Old St. Mary’s Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
4. Old St. Mary’s Church
The original St. Mary's Church is located a half block east of the marker. Services were moved to the New St. Mary's in 1854.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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