स्वामिनारायण अक्षरधाम) in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S. is a spiritual-cultural complex. It is absolutely fascinating Hindu temple open to one and all .Only a segment of the temple has been inaugurated. A complex with Indian heritage ,history and culture is still under construction. The BAPS Swaminarayan temple, is a denomination of the Swaminarayan branch of Hinduism. The mandir is built of hand-carved Italian carrara marble, Turkish limestone and Indian pink stone. The mandir was constructed according to guidelines outlined in ancient Vedas, or Hindu scriptures. A must visit for anyone !!!
I love the peaceful environs..
It is beautiful watching all things come to life..
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.
The city shines on day or night.This picture is a view of New York City (NYC) from the Heights area of Ridgewood.The Heights area covers a large section of western and northern Ridgewood.Some of the most prestigious Ridgewood streets are in The Heights area – including Crest Road, Fairmount Road and Phelps Road. A select few of the homes on Crest have stunning views of the Manhattan skyline .
An inside out view of the library…
The first village owned library was the located on the Westside of Ridgewood at 30 Garber Square. It opened in 1923 and was used as a library until 1998.