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Wharton in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Mary’s Church

 
 
Saint Mary’s Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. Saint Mary’s Church Marker
Inscription.  Noted architect Jeremiah O’Rourke designed this 1873 Gothic church. Built of local rough-cut stone, it features an open timber roof and jewel-toned stained glass. Early parishioners included immigrants who labored in nearby iron mines.
 
Erected 2006 by New Jersey Register of Historic Places, Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 40° 53.182′ N, 74° 34.752′ W. Marker is in Wharton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Blackwell Street and South Main Street on Blackwell Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Blackwell Street, Wharton NJ 07885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hurd Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Port Oram Community (approx. one mile away); Morris Canal (approx. one mile away); Old Stone Academy (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John’s Church (approx. 1.2
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miles away); The Bridget Smith House (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Bridget Smith House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bridget Lockman Smith (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wharton.
 
Saint Mary’s Church-side view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. Saint Mary’s Church-side view
Saint Mary’s Church-front view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
3. Saint Mary’s Church-front view
Saint Mary’s Church-Statue on the grounds image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
4. Saint Mary’s Church-Statue on the grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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