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St John the Baptist Church
Passaic, Passaic County
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
for decorative reasons.