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Church of the Assumption
Morristown, Morris County
This fine Roman Catholic church is the oldest religious building in
Morristown, erected in 1872. I understand that portions of it burned
sometime in this century; if so, the restoration seems to have been
carried out with respect for historical authenticity. The parish was
organized in 1848, although there were Catholic services in the area
as early as 1743. The architect was L. J. O'Connor. It is built of red
brick, with Ohio sandstone trim.