First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

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First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
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First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located in New Jersey
First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located in the US
First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Location 600 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
Area 5.2 acres (2.1 ha)
Architect Jonathan Freeman
Architectural style Greek Revival, Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 08000363[1]
NJRHP # 4594[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 2, 2008
Designated NJRHP January 25, 2008

First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located at 600 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, one of the first townships established in the state at the end of the 17th century.

It congregation was founded in 1675.[3] The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 2008.

Cemetery[edit]

First Presbyterian Cemetery
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Cemetery information sign
Details
Established 1690
Find a Grave First Presbyterian Cemetery

The oldest headstone in the cemetery dates from 1690.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Middlesex County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. February 21, 2017. p. 16. 
  3. ^ Zerbe, Nancy L. (May 2, 2008). "NRHP Nomination: First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery" (PDF). National Park Service.  "Accompanying 25 photos, from 2005–7." (PDF). 
  4. ^ "The Cemetery of the First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge". First Presbyterian Church, Woodbridge, New Jersey. 

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Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 74°16′25″W / 40.56183°N 74.27370°W / 40.56183; -74.27370