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Centerville Methodist Episcopal Church
Readington Township, Hunterdon County

The church was founded in 1869 and built in the same year. Centerville got its name because it marks the halfway point on the Old York Road between New York and Philadelphia. The church got its start when the Methodist leader in Flemington visited to sell books. Religious services were held in the local schoolhouse until this building, on donated land, was completed in 1869. The building originally had two front doors.
Methodist services ceased about 1960 and the building was sold to a non-denomination organization and is now known as the Inspiration Center





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