Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

St. John's Episcopal Church, Dover

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Capital Preservation Grant, Level I
Grant Award: $32,193 (2002) $6,645 (2001)
Grant Recipient: St. John's Episcopal Church
County: Morris
Municipality: Dover

St John's Church is the first permanent church building erected in the town of Dover. Located on the main street, it was designed by renowned architect Richard Upjohn, whose brother was the rector of the congregation. The handsome Gothic Revival-style church and parish house, built in 1891, are used daily for worship and host other community meetings and activities.

The grant will aid the exterior restoration of the church.

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Historic Site Management Grant

Grant Award: $6,645 (2001)

The Trust grant funded the preparation of a master plan that will guide future restoration and accessibility efforts.

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