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Roseville Presbyterian Church
Newark, Essex County
Built in 1867 on the homestead of one of the oldest families in the
Roseville section of the city, the elaborated triangular arch below
the belfry comes as a bit of a surprise. Clearly in the Gothic revival
mode, the window surrounds and the several gables give this church a
very distinctive look. It was enlarged in 1867.
The congregation originated as a Sunday
school in 1852, and the first church was erected on the site a year