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St John the Baptist Church
Passaic, Passaic County

I believe this church originally housed the St. John the Baptist congregation. It is located at Hamilton & Quincy, two block's from the magnificent St. John's Lutheran church. The building is now occupied by the Iglesia de Dios congregation. It was probably built in the 1860s or 70s and exhibits many of the features of the massive Gothic style then preferred by urban congregations— gables, steeply-pitched roofs, towers with battlements and a show of buttresses which were purely for decorative reasons.

 

 

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