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Greenwich Presbyterian church
Greenwich, Cumberland County




  

 

 

 

 

The Presbyterian congregation in Greenwich is a very early one, founded in 1707. Greenwich became a relatively important ocean-going port. This red brick building was erected in 1835 and enlarged in 1860. George Whitefield preached here in 1740, and on following days in Pilesgrove and then Salem.
      The balanced symmetry suggests a Georgian style, although there are few specific elements that are clearly Georgian, as we can see in the Pilesgrove church.
     There is a substantial burial ground across the street from the church.


 

 

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