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early churches of New Jersey
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Keyport, Monmouth County
in Keyport on Palm Sunday and set up to photograph this fine old
wooden frame church when the street (Broad) was blocked off by police
cars and a small procession waving palm fronds, led by uniformed
knights (of Columbus, I assume) passed between me and the church.
Until recently it housed a Christian Science (there's a oxymoron
for you) congregation, which has since moved. The church dates to
1879, according to the cornerstone, but there is no indication of
its founding denomination. There are five or six other churches within
a four block radius, but even the process of elimination doesn't
help to identify this. Perhaps some reader will be able to fill in
the missing information.