The Land Upon Which We Pray

The Land Upon Which We Pray (HMO5Y)

Location: Passaic, NJ 07055 Passaic County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 51.319', W 74° 7.313'

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This property granted for church purposes
by the Lord Proprietors of East Jersey
294 years ago, in the year 1682.

Provision was made in the grant for a
triangle or "gore" for the church.

The first church building, "Old First"
Dutch Reformed Church, was erected in 1683.

August of 1902 became the property of
Sts. Peter and Paul Independent Polish
Catholic Church.

George Washington and Continental Army
encamped here the evening of November 21, 1776.

For nearly three centuries this land
represents an unbroken dedication to the
worship of God through Jesus Christ.

Sts. Peter and Paul Polish National Catholic
Church and its members are the present
custodians of this rich heritage.

Presented June 13, 1976
during Bicentennial Mass
Central Diocese of the Polish National
Catholic Church
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HM NumberHMO5Y
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByCentral Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 574012 N 4523067
Decimal Degrees40.85531667, -74.12188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.319', W 74° 7.313'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 19.14" N, 74° 7' 18.78" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22-46 Gregory Ave, Passaic NJ 07055, US
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