Historic Site-Grace Church

Historic Site-Grace Church (HM1S67)

Location: Newark, NJ 07102 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.847', W 74° 10.478'

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Newark's second oldest Episcopal parish was founded in 1837. The architect of the present brown freestone building, completed in 1848, was the famed Richard Upjohn, a master of English Gothic style. In 1882 Samuel A. Ward, a choir-master here, composed a hymn tune that later became the melody of "America the Beautiful." Since the 19th century Grace Church has been noted for its choral music and Angelo-Catholic worship. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1988.
HM NumberHM1S67
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed ByThe Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 569696 N 4509199
Decimal Degrees40.73078333, -74.17463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.847', W 74° 10.478'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 50.82" N, 74° 10' 28.68" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 950 Broad St, Newark NJ 07102, US
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