First Presbyterian Church

Title

First Presbyterian Church
Old First Church

Description

The First Presbyterian Church is the oldest congregation in Newark.

Creator

Date

1787-1791

State

extant

Condition History

Minor changes have been made to the interior, as well as the removal of some windows, and a new roof.

Bibliography

Embury, Aymar. "Early American Churches." Architectural record, 1912 June, v. 31, p. [628]-[638].

Gordon, Mark W., and Anthony Schuman, editors. Newark Landmark Treasures: A Guide to the Landmark Buildings, Parks, Public Art & Historic Districts in New Jersey’s Metropolis. Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee, 2016, p. 33.

Historic American Buildings Survey. "First Presbyterian Church, 820 Broad Street, Newark, Essex County, NJ." HABS NJ,7-NEARK,3-.

National Register of Historic Places, Old First Presbyterian Church, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, National Register #72000781

Style

Georgian colonial

Files

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Collection

Citation

Eleazer Ball, “First Presbyterian Church,” DANA, accessed May 30, 2024, https://dana.njit.edu/items/show/20.

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