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A New Jerusalem is a mission in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Mission overview

John puts together his pre-cut ranch house with the help of Charles and the encouragement of Uncle.


This mission is primarily an interactive cut scene. The player begins with walking planks into position alongside Charles and hammers nails to button prompts. Next, they take to raising the house frames and hammering them together. The final section of the mission ends with John setting the ranch house roofing in until the finish.

Gold Medal Objectives

  • Hammer the nails in with 80% accuracy.
  • Complete with 3 minutes and 35 seconds.


  • This mission contains the song "House Building Theme", which is included among the video game's original soundtrack.

Video walkthrough


Completing this mission contributes toward the following Trophies/Achievements:

10 gamerscoreGamerscore
Bronze bronzeBronze
Complete A New Jerusalem.
100 gamerscoreGamerscore
Gold goldGold
Attain 100% Completion.


Red Dead Redemption 2 mission walkthroughs
Epilogue, Part 2: Beecher's Hope
"Bare Knuckle Friendships""An Honest Day's Labors""Home Improvement for Beginners""The Tool Box""A New Jerusalem""A Quick Favor for an Old Friend""Uncle's Bad Day""Trying Again""A Really Big Bastard""A New Future Imagined""American Venom"
Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Epilogue, Part 1
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