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Vernon in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Cheryl (Rome) Thom
1. St. Thomas Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. This church was constructed in 1847 at a cost of $1,500 and was officially incorporated in May of 1848. Records of the parish date back to 1832.

Many of the well-known local families were early benefactors, such as Rutherford, Dekay, Price, Baird, Allen, and McCamley.

This is the oldest extent church building in Vernon Township and is a landmark example of the mid 10th century Carpenter Gothic Architecture.

This church was closed in 1971, then served as the home of the Vernon Township Historical Society from 1977 to 1981.

St. Thomas reopened for worship in 1981 and was re-dedicated in March of 1983.
 
Erected 2005 by Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders marker series.
 
Location. 41° 11.941′ N, 74° 29.027′ W. Marker is in Vernon, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 94. Touch for map. This marker is located on the lawn in front of the Church. It is located on the southbound side of Route 94. Marker is in this post office area: Vernon NJ 07462, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6
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By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2010
2. St. Thomas Episcopal Church and Marker
miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sand Hill Road and Route 94 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Price's Switch Schoolhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); High Breeze Farm (approx. 3.7 miles away); Orange County (approx. 4.1 miles away in New York); New Milford (approx. 4.4 miles away in New York); Amity Church (approx. 5.1 miles away in New York); The Continental Army (approx. 5.6 miles away in New York); Joseph Sharp's Iron Works (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
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By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2010
3. St. Thomas Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 8, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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