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Belleville, Essex County
multiple textures and materials of this church are the clue that it was erected
late in the nineteenth century—1899. There have been some later alterations,
but the building is largely intact. Most of the architectural elements may
be traced to the Romanesque and to what is called the shingle style.
The congregation was organized in 1803 and has
an interesting history.