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Trinity [Episcopal] Church
Rocky Hill, Somerset County


In 1864, a builder or architect named Harry Stone, a nephew of one of the leading members of the congregation in whose home services had been held since 1853, erected this interesting board-and-batten church only a few blocks from a Reformed church, built six years earlier in the same board-and-batten exterior, although the plan of that building is entirely different from Trinity. The church was not officially organized until 1865.
     A large cross was being placed on the bellcote, in time for Easter, as I happend by.




Copyright (c) 2002 Frank L. Greenagel