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Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trinity Church

 
 
Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
1. Trinity Church Marker
Inscription.
First church on site in
1746. Present edifice, built
in 1809, retains original
tower. Became a cathedral
of the Diocese in 1944.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 44.423′ N, 74° 10.156′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Rector Street, on the left when traveling south on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Passed Beneath this Tower (here, next to this marker); First Constitution of the Province of New Jersey (here, next to this marker); Historic Site (here, next to this marker); Griffith Piano Company (a few steps from this marker); Training Place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philip Kearny (about 400 feet away); Historic Plane Tree (about 400 feet away); The Wars of America (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Marker on Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
2. Marker on Broad Street
Church and marker are located on the north end of Military Park in Newark.
Trinity Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
3. Trinity Church
During the Revolutionary War, this Loyalist church was occupied by both sides at different times. The original tower can be seen in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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