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Sanford Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church
Englishtown, Monmouth County
The building has been occupied by an Assembly of God congregation since
the early 1990s, but it was built as a Methodist church after 1880,
by a congregation which left only
its initials, SMMEC, in the cornerstone. The angular "Gothic"
arch above the doors and windows is generally found only on churches
built late in the 1880s. The clock is not a common element in New
Thanks to Rev. J.W.Fox, who was once a member of this congregation.