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Englewood in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1860 as “The Englewood Presbyterian Church”, the first edifice was erected on this site in the same year. It was the first church building in Englewood and the first Presbyterian congregation in Bergen County. Today’s structure was built in 1870 in Victorian Gothic style of architecture. Over the years the church has been enlarged and remodeled.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 73.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.472′ N, 73° 58.225′ W. Marker is in Englewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on East Palisades Avenue (County Route 505) near Dwight Place, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 East Palisades Avenue, Englewood NJ 07631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John G. Benson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); De Mott – Westervelt House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Liberty Pole
First Presbyterian Church of Englewood image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
2. First Presbyterian Church of Englewood
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Liberty Pole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brookside Chapel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Van Horne’s Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Vreeland House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Englewood.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bergen County Historical Society Historic Site Markers. (Submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Official History of First Presbyterian Church in Englewood. The City of Englewood "... was the vision of J. Wyman Jones, also a founder of the First Presbyterian Church, who filed the map of the proposed subdivision in the Bergen County Clerk's office in Hackensack on August 15, 1859." (Submitted on April 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
3. First Presbyterian Church
The Victorian Gothic architecture can be seen in this photo of Englewood's Presbyterian Church.
Presbyterian Church on Palisades Ave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
4. Presbyterian Church on Palisades Ave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,393 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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