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Kingwood Methodist Episcopal church
Kingwood Township, Hunterdon County

The first Kingwood Methodist church was built in 1816-1817, although earlier Methodist meetings were held in private homes in the area. On nice days, meetings were held in the woods nearby at a spot referred to as Pulpit Rock. The congregation was the first Methodist church in the county. This Greek Revival structure was built in 1860. It originally had a tall steeple that was removed after serious damage in a storm in 1878.








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