Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey)

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Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church, Woodbridge, NJ - south west view.jpg
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey) is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey)
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey) is located in New Jersey
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey)
Trinity Episcopal Church (Woodbridge, New Jersey) is located in the US
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 1717 (1717)
Architect C. Harrison Condit, Richard Upjohn
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival
NRHP reference # 04000431[1]
NJRHP # 4248[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 12, 2004
Designated NJRHP March 8, 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 became active on December 29, 1703, and the first church was erected about 1717. The second church, erected on the same site in 1754, was granted a charter by King George III on December 6, 1769. It was destroyed by fire in 1858. The cornerstone of the present church was laid on July 7, 1860. The building was consecrated May 20, 1861.[3] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 12, 2004.

The church remains active today, with regular services, as well as community involvement, including hosting Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and running a food pantry.[4]

Cemetery[edit]

Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
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Details
Established 1715 (1715)
Find a Grave Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
1758 tombstone

The churchyard contains a cemetery with graves and tombstones dating back to 1715.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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. ^ a b Dietrich, Gregory G. (May 12, 2004). "NRHP Nomination: Trinity Episcopal Church". National Park Service.  "Accompanying 45 photos, from 2002–3". 
  4. ^ "Trinity Episcopal Church Website". Trinity Episcopal Church. 2014-11-26. Retrieved 2014-11-26. 

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