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Boonton Methodist Episcopal Church (original)
Boonton, Morris County

Boonton, Rockaway Valley and Denville were part of an early Methodist circuit, certainly one where there was at least occasional preaching by 1785. The congregation in Boonton was not formally organized until 1853, and in that year they erected this, their first church. It served for fourteen years, when membership had increased, perhaps because of revivals, to the point where a larger building was needed.




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