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Methodist Episcopal Church
Groveville, Hamilton Township, Mercer County
trim frame church was probably based on a Methodist planbook, for
resembles in many respects plans issued by the Methodist church in
the 1870s and 1880s. Benjamin Price of Philadelphia claimed to have
designed more than 6,000 churches, mostly Methodist, between 1876
The congregation was founded in 1837
and this building was erected fifty
in 1887. The "tracery" in the main window is similar to that on Methodist
churches in Changewater (Hunterdon) and Port Colden (Warren), and
many other churches of that period throughout the country.