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Ogdensburg, Sussex County
This trim frame church
was erected in 1880, the same year the congregation was organized.
That was probably a boom year for the town, as most of the world's
zinc was mined in the Ogdensburg region beginning about
The building starts as a simple meetinghouse,
adds a tower to the corner with an entrance through the tower, and a sort of
on the other side of the facade. The elongated "witches hat" of the steeple is
very effective—much superior to the common squat little belfries often seen.