authoritative source on
early churches of New Jersey
We've created a database and photographic inventory on more than half
the 18th & 19th century churches in the state and add to it each month.
We welcome and solicit all contributions and suggestions from our visitors.
to use this site
Respond to readers' queries
Consult the database
Annotate the database
Upload a photo
Suggest a church for inclusion
List of churches, by county
Links to related sites
Demarest, Bergen County
The Demarest Public Library is now housed in what was once the Baptist
church. The entrance to the library (pictured) is entirely new but
rather in keeping—in scale and materials—with the original church.
From the other side one can get a better idea of what the building
originally looked like. The congregation was organized in ___ and this
building erected in ___. In __ it was sold to the town and converted
for use as a library.