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St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral

 
 
St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, November 30, 2011
1. St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral Marker
Inscription. Completed in 1850, St. Patrick's served as the seat of all Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops of Newark from the establishment of the diocese in 1853 until completion of Sacred Heart Cathedral in 1954. St. Patrick's, third oldest parish in Newark, was founded by Irish Immigrants. The Gothic Revival church, designed by Patrick C. Keely, was consecrated on March 17 (St. Patrick's Day) in 1875. Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
 
Erected by The Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee.
 
Location. 40° 44.521′ N, 74° 10.321′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Central Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 91 Washington Street, Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 19th Century Italianate Town House (within shouting distance of this marker); Newark & Washington Park in the 19th Century (within shouting distance of this marker); Perfect Vehicles 1988-90 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Academy in Newark
St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By James True, November 30, 2011
2. St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seth Boyden (about 700 feet away); Line of March of Washington’s Army (about 700 feet away); Donald T. Dust Home (about 800 feet away); Christopher Columbus (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
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St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By James True, November 30, 2011
3. St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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