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Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church
Mt. Olive Township, Morris County


The congregation was organized in 1768, the same year as the local Baptist church, and the two congregations jointly erected a meetinghouse, which they shared until the 1850s, when each build its own building a few yards apart. There are only a few churches in the state with a full Greek portico—a Congregational church in Chester, Presbyterian churches in Basking Ridge, Allentown, and Mays Landing, and Trinity-St. Phillips in Newark.

This now serves as a private residence.





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