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  early churches of New Jersey

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First Presbyterian Church
Blairstown, Warren County



This is an exceptionally large church of its kind, built in 1870-71 of stucco over limestone. The architect was Charles Graham, of Trenton, who also designed the Presbyterian church in Newton, the Simpson Methodist Church in Perth Amboy, and the Baptist church in Stockton. The congregation was organized in 1839.
     Sometimes I have to settle for a photograph of the back of the church because of light, foliage or lack of room to shoot in front. In this case, the architectural elements here are much more interesting than anything on the other side.

 

 

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