The authoritative source on
  early churches of New Jersey

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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.

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Church of the Holy Innocents
Hoboken, Hudson County


Holy Innocents was built by the Stevens family in remembrance of a child. Its design is taken from a small parish church in England, as was the Episcopal custom, and the architects were the New York firm of Potter and Vaugh. The church, started in 1871, is not in use, but I hope to get permission to photograph the interior, which, from old photographs, is stunning.

 

 

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