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Reformed Church of Pluckemin
Pluckemin, Somerset County
The congregation was founded as Reformed in 1850, but they soon affiliated
with the Presbyterian Church. This Greek Revival building follows the
same plan as a dozen others in the immediate vicinity, also built in
1851, although it is larger than most. The traditional belfry and steeple
are a departure from the shorter ones common to many of the Greek Revival
buildings in the region.
The church was built on the site of a
Reformed-Lutheran church erected a hundred years earlier.