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Port Colden Methodist Episcopal Church
Port Colden, Washington Township, Warren County
This wooden frame building was erected by the Methodists in 1893. The
L-shaped plan was widely adopted by Methodist and Baptist congregations.
The triangular top to the windows suggests Gothic, but is easier to
construct and less expensive. Similar windows are found on the Methodist
church in Changewater, a couple of miles away in Hunterdon County.
Port Colden was a major port on the Morris
Canal, and was named for an executive of that company.