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First Congregational Church
Coontown, Warren Township, Somerset County


One of the few Congregational churches in the west central part of the state, this congregation was organized as a Lutheran church in 1846; in 1855 the congregation affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church, then with the Congregational Church in 1871. This building was erected in 1872. It is now known as the Trinity United Church.
      I suspect the entrance vestibule is a later addition, as that would have been unusual in a 1872 building in this state.

 

 

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