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  early churches of New Jersey

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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 later.





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