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Dutch Reformed Church of Branchville
South Branch, Somerset County
Dutch Reformed congregations in Somerset County were much taken by
this Greek Revival design, as there were at least six built between
1846 and 1851at Griggstown, Raritan, South Bound Brook, Harlingen,
and East Millstone, in addition to this one in what was then called
Branchville. There is another in Colt's Neck (Monmouth county) and several
that have not survived. The congregation was organized in 18__ and this
building erected in 1851. Although the siding is now aluminum, the columns
and much of the belfry are original wood.
The congregation is now known as the South
Branch Reformed Church.