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Andover Presbyterian Church
Andover Township, Sussex County


Andover Township had four congregations in the nineteenth century (including Baptist, Protestant Methodist, and Methodist Episcopal), but this is the only church remaining that dates to that period. The Presbyterian church was organized in 1858, and the building was completed a year later, with financial support from the Andover Iron Works.
      It is basically a Greek Revival plan, but the heavy brackets, the door surround, and the elongated windows are the result of local options rather than conventional Greek Revival elements.


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