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.
are the churches that have been recently photographed and are
on the photographic inventory. [The list is partial and incomplete.]
In Jersey City, more so than in other cities, church buildings
and had their names changed. I am not confident I have disentangled
the records suffiently to provide accurate information in every
The assistance of readers is earnestly solicited.
is needed. Churches in boldface are either listed on the National
Register or are otherwise of special interest. If the name of the church
is in brackets [ ] I am in doubt as to the founding congregation. The
Sect is the original religious denomination when the church was built.
Fields left blank are those for which I have no solid information.