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  early churches of New Jersey

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First Presbyterian Church
Cranbury, Middlesex County


Charles Steadman of Princeton was very likely the architect for this early Greek Revival building, erected in 1839. It is similarly proportioned to the Presbyterian church in Princeton, (although with a wider recess for the entry) designed by Steadman, which was built in the same year. The multi-tiered steeple harkens back to a different style, and may be a later addition.
      The congregation was organized before 1788.

National Register.




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