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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 Jersey.

Thanks to Rev. J.W.Fox, who was once a member of this congregation.




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