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First Reformed Church

 
 
First Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
1. First Reformed Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation organized 1736 as Reformed Netherlands Dutch Church. Original church built 1771. Restored in 1937 after fire destroyed all but walls. Notable for Christopher Wren steeple.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 57.877′ N, 74° 17.717′ W. Marker is in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Newark Pompton Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 529 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pompton Plains “Brick Schoolhouse” (within shouting distance of this marker); Pompton Plains 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Newark – Pompton Turnpike (within shouting distance of this marker); Giles Mandeville House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mandeville Farm Encampment Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Martin Berry House
First Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 20, 2011
2. First Reformed Church Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Jesse Van Ness Farm (approx. 1.1 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pompton Plains.
 
Regarding First Reformed Church. Behind the church is a cemetery with several revolutionay war veterans and a medal of honor recipient are buried. Many prominent towns people are buried ther as well.
 
Also see . . .  First Reformed Church website. More history of the church. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by David Ross of Pequannock, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
First Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
3. First Reformed Church Marker
First Reformed Church Steeple image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 20, 2011
4. First Reformed Church Steeple
First Reformed Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 20, 2011
5. First Reformed Church Sign
First Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 20, 2011
6. First Reformed Church
First Reformed Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
7. First Reformed Church and Cemetery
 
 
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