Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey)

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Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey) is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey)
Location 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°33′43″N 74°16′23″W / 40.56194°N 74.27306°W / 40.56194; -74.27306Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 74°16′23″W / 40.56194°N 74.27306°W / 40.56194; -74.27306
Area 4.6 acres (1.9 ha)
Built ca. 1717[2]
Architect Upjohn, Richard; Condit, C. Harrison, et al.
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 04000431[1]
Added to NRHP May 12, 2004

Trinity Episcopal Church (also known as Middlesex County Historic Sites Survey No. 24-68, 69) is a historic church at 650 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

The congregation held its first service December 29, 1703. The first church was erected about 1712. The second church was erected on the old site in 1754 and granted a charter by King George III on December 6, 1769. The second church was destroyed by fire 1858. The cornerstone of the present church was laid on July 7, 1860, and the building was consecrated May 20, 1861,[2] and added to the National Register in 2004. The church remains active today, with regular services, as well as community involvement, including hosting AA meetings and running a food pantry. [3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Trinity Episcopal Church Marker". Hmdb.org. 2011-01-30. Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  3. ^ "Trinity Episcopal Church Website". Trinity Episcopal Church. 2014-11-26. Retrieved 2014-11-26.