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Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church
Burlington, Burlington County
Founded in 1830, the A.M.E. congregation erected this substantial building
a couple of blocks from the center of town in 1836. It has obviously
been remodeled substantially, but it remains one of the few early AME
churches built in the prevailing idiom of the mainstream Protestant
churches of the time.