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Freehold in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

 
 
Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
1. Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  
Listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places December 22, 1997
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places March 19, 1998
First Service – October 10, 1701
Construction begun on this site – July 1771
Restoration program 1996-2002
Made possible by grants from
The New Jersey Historic Trust, State of New Jersey
The Monmouth County Historical Commission
and the gifts of members and friends.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is March 19, 1838.
 
Location. 40° 15.572′ N, 74° 16.567′ W. Marker is in Freehold, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Throckmorton Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Throckmorton Street, Freehold NJ 07728, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corp. James A. Gere (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter’s Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Monmouth Court House Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Triumphant Park and Statue
Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
2. Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Marker
During the Revolutionary War, St. Peter's Church was used by the armies of each side. The Americans used the church as a barracks and an ammunition depot, while the British used it as a hospital during and after the June 18, 1778 Battle of Monmouth.
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(about 800 feet away); Revolutionary Ancestors of Monmouth Court House (approx. ¼ mile away); Monmouth Battle Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Monmouth Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freehold.
 
Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
3. Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
The marker can be seen to the left of the door of the church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 19, 2022