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Pearl Street Baptist Church
Bridgeton, Cumberland County

The Pearl Street Baptist congregation was organized by 1813, although there had been Baptist services in Bridge Town by 1775. Work was started in this brick church in 1813, but completion was delayed until 1816 due to the War of 1812. The building has been remodeled over the years, particularly in 1867-68 when an adjoining chapel was constructed.

 

 

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