Rector/Monsignor Doane Park

Broad Street & Rector Street


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From: Rider's Newark 1916

A small irregular triangle called Rector Park, a bronze statue, heroic size of Monsignor George Hobart Doane, erected in 1908, by the citizens of Newark (William Clark Noble, sculptor).

George Hobart Doane (1830-1908) was for nearly fifty years rector of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and constantly devoted himself to the civic betterment of the city.