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Old St. Mary’s

 
 
Old St. Mary’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Old St. Mary’s Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1703, this
was the first Episcopal
Church in New Jersey.
Services were transferred
to new St. Mary’s in 1854.

 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 40° 4.625′ N, 74° 51.654′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of W Broad Street and Wood Street, on the right when traveling west on W Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant House (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of St. Mary’s Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); New St. Mary’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Office of the Council of Proprietors and the Surveyor General (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elias Boudinot (about 400 feet away); Ockanickon
Marker in Burlington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Marker in Burlington
(about 600 feet away); Free Library (about 700 feet away); Center of Arts and Culture (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Old St. Mary’s image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Old St. Mary’s
Old St. Mary’s Church, Dedicated 1702 by Bishop Talbot, First Episcopal Bishop Burlington, N.J. image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by the American News Company, New York, circa 1910
4. Old St. Mary’s Church, Dedicated 1702 by Bishop Talbot, First Episcopal Bishop Burlington, N.J.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on May 8, 2018.
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