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First Methodist Episcopal Church
Camden, Camden County
The Methodist church in Camden was organized in 1809, so I suspect
this was the congregation's second or third building. It was built
and is now occupied by the Cooper Health Systems. There are several
Gothic Revival elements and several Romanesque elements.
This is the second of two large Methodist churches
in the city that folded; it seems that Methodism took largely in the villages
and hamlets of this state where it got its start.