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Old Paramus Reformed Church has a rich past. The congregation was formed in the year 1725. During the American Revolution, the Paramus Church was the site of a Continental Army military post for four years during which clashes between American and British forces took place. It was also in the original church building that General George Washington held a session of the court-martial of General Charles Lee who disobeyed orders at the Battle of Monmouth in 1778. Washington had his headquarters here at the church a total of ten times during various days from 1778-1780.

Read more info on their web page-http://www.oldparamus.org/history/history.html

This year the church is celebrating it’s 292nd year !!! The congregation was formed in the year 1725 by Dutch Settlers.fullsizeoutput_28b2

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