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Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church
Bridgeton, Cumberland County
This magnificent brick Georgian meetinghouse was built in 1792.
The interior, with its cast iron stoves, brick flooring and original
seems to have been touched since then. The Paladian window above the
pulpit is similar to the one in Independence Hall, Philadelphia. Services
are held in August and on special occasions, but no regular services
have been held for one hundred years (since the erection of two other
Presbyterian churches in town).
National Register, and worth a detour. It is quite similar to the Old
Drover's church in Delaware, which is much better known.