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Closter, Bergen County
away from the Reformed church in town stands this fine late Victorian
church on Harrington Avenue—the First Congregational Church, now known
as the United Church of Christ. It also serves a Korean congregation,
which is not unusual in this part of the state. The congregation was
formed in ____, and this building put up in ____. The open belfry is
a characteristic of wooden frame church erected in the latter part
of the nineteenth century.