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unknown Church
Keyport, Monmouth County

I was 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.




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