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Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery

First Service 1685,
Replaced 1852 in Gothic Revival

 
 
St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
1. St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
St. Peterís is the oldest Episcopal
Parish in New Jersey.

Some graveyard tombstones bear the
marks of cannon shots fired by the
British during the Revolution.

Currently listed on the National Register
of Historic Places.

 
Location. 40° 30.259′ N, 74° 15.923′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Gordon Street near Rector Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 183 Rector Street, Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peterís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Parish in the State (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Mundy Peterson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883 (about 700 feet away); The Bill of Rights Arch (about 700 feet away); Perth Amboy City Hall (about 700 feet away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (about 800 feet away); The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
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St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
2. St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery Marker
Marker in Perth Amboy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
3. Marker in Perth Amboy
St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
4. St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery
Tombstones in St. Peterís Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
5. Tombstones in St. Peterís Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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