Woodbridge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. James Roman Catholic Parish
First mass, 1683
School opened, 1890
Church relocated from Upper Main Street, 1924
New church dedicated, 1968
Erected by Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1683.
Location. 40° 33.195′ N, 74° 16.934′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Amboy Avenue (Route 35) near Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 361 Amboy Avenue, Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington’s Inauguration (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Catholic School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cross Keys Tavern (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Cross Keys Tavern (about 500 feet away); United States Post Office (about 600 feet away); Woodbridge CloverleafAdath Israel Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away); School Number 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on April 18, 2022, by John A. Lande of Woodbridge, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.