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  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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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Newark, Essex County


The Cathedral was started in 1899 and completed in 1954, which is actually a short time for a Gothic church of this size. It is one of the largest Gothic churches in the country. The original architect was Jeremiah O'Rourke.




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