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  early churches of New Jersey

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St. Peter's Church
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County

   

The first organized religious services were held by Church of England affiliated soldiers sometime around 1685. The church was granted its charter by the king in 1698 and the first church was built in 1721. It was torn down in 1849 and the present building erected in 1852. The chancel faces east and the building conforms to good ecclesiology principles; the interior is very much in the English Gothic Revival tradition. National Register, of course.

 

 

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