Sunday, October 14, 2012

East Orange Churches in the Early 20th Century









Above and below: Arlington Avenue Presbyterian Church at the NW corner of North Arlington Avenue and Springdale Avenue




Above and below: Disciples of Christ Church at the corner of 17th St and Park Avenue





Below: The earlier Disciples of Christ Church on a postcard postmarked 1908


                                            Above: Christ Church (Episcopal) on Main Street









Below: Brick Church









Below: Saint Johns Chapel (organized in 1851)

 Above and below: Sanford Street Methodist Episcopal Church; the church was on the west side of Sanford near the Central Avenue/Sanford Street intersection and was built between 1895 and about 1905.
                                    
                           

                                         Above and below: Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church


              Above: the church with its front addition that was built between 1904 and 1911

                                           Below: the church before the addition





Above: Hawthorne Avenue Baptist Church




Above and below: Park Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church at the NW corner of the Park Avenue/North Grove Street intersection












The church was organized in 1882







Above: First Church of Christ Scientist, 154 North Oraton Parkway

Below: Sacred Heart Cathedral in center distance as seen from the Lincoln-Mayflower Building in 1922 (not East Orange, but only a mile from Stockton School)






Below: Bethel Presbyterian Church on the NW corner of Midland Avenue and Dodd Street 






St. Paul's on the NE corner of Prospect and Renshaw




                  Above: Trinity Congregational Church on South Harrison Street; built about 1893

Below: original Trinity Congregational Church on South Harrison built about 1872; Brick Church on Main                                                    Street can be seen in left background

2 comments:

  1. How about adding Our Lady of the most Blessed Sacrament on Elmwood Ave and Saint Josephs on Treamont ave to your list odf Esat orange Churches .

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    1. Since the blog covers East Orange primarily from 1863 to 1963, I've been relying on vintage postcards for the images. If you have a source for vintage (early 20th century) photos of those two churches, please let me know.

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