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Cedarville Baptist Church
Cedarville, Cumberland County
The congregation was organized in 1836, a date proclaimed in stanined
glass above the entry.
The church was built in 1873, a time when pinnacles and exaggerated angles on
steeples and gables was popular. Unfortunately clad in aluminum siding, the texture
of wooden clapboards or shingles has been lost, and with it, any of the charm
of this vernacular design.