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Norton Methodist Episcopal church
Union Township/Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon County

founded 1806; built 1881; remodeled 1908

Bishop Asbury preached in the area and by 1806 Nporton was part of a regular Methodist circuit. The congregation built their first church in 1828 and rebuilt it in 1855. The building still stands, although it has undergone major alterations in 1881 and 1908. The pulpit lies in Bethlehem Township and the congregation sits in Union Township.








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