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Pemberton Methodist Episcopal Church
Pemberton, Burlington County

 

This Methodist congregation was organized about 1770, which is very early indeed. The church was erected in 1894, when Methodist churches, in particular, were the locus for a variety of social as well as religious activities. Whereas many of the 19th century churches added on wings and extensions to accommodate the meeting rooms, board rooms and other spaces needed to house the extensive services, this church was obviously planned from the beginning with those activities in mind.



 

 

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