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New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription. Christ Church, founded in 1742, was entered onto the National Register of Historic Places in July 28, 1989. In 1776, the third public reading of the Declaration of Independence was made from the foot of the church tower. Funding for the Exterior Restoration of the parish building, beginning 2002, was made possible in part by the Garden State Preservation Trust administered by the New Jersey Historic Trust, State of New Jersey
 
Location. 40° 29.75′ N, 74° 26.571′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Paterson Street. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the exterior wall at the back entrance door of the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Paterson Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church Parish (here, next to this marker); Brigadier General Anthony Walton White grave marker (here, next to this marker); Route Taken by Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Brunswick Inn Site (about 400 feet away); New Brunswick (about 700 feet away); College Hall
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
2. Christ Church
The marker is located on the church wall on the right side of the entrance door.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); SSgt. Frank Z. Molnar (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Brunswick Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Christ Church Tower image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
3. Christ Church Tower
Christ Church Tower-close up of the entrance doors image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
4. Christ Church Tower-close up of the entrance doors
Christ Church-Tower tablet-Left side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
5. Christ Church-Tower tablet-Left side
(Partial wording)-Meeting on the relief of widows and children of clergymen held in this church May 11th, 1784.
Christ Church Tower Tablet- Right side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
6. Christ Church Tower Tablet- Right side
(Partial wording)To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the consecration of first bishop of the church in New Jersey, the Right Reverend John Croes,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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