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Freehold, Monmouth County
The First Baptist Church was organized in 1834 as a daughter of the
Old Yellow Meetinghouse, and this fine late Victorian wooden-frame
church was put up in 189o. It is
architect Isaac Pursell of Philadelphia. The detailing has not been
modernized and the church is maintained beautifully.
white, as many of the churches of that era were painted a dark color
with one or more colors of contrasting trim.