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Sandy Ridge Baptist Church
Delaware Township, Hunterdon County
In 1812 the Baptist minister at Flemington was persuaded to spend part
of his time preaching on Sunday afternoons and during the winter on
weekdays in the Sandy Ridge area, about eight miles south of Flemington.
The first church was built near the present site in 1818 and the present
church in 1866, at a cost of $5,500. It's a substantial stone structure,
44 x 60, with little ornamentation except for the stained glass windows.