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  early churches of New Jersey

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Seaville Friends
Seaville, Cape May County



Founded in 1693 by settlers who came from Nantucket and other Massachusetts towns, Seaville Friends is the oldest Quaker meeting house in the state. It is a modest structure, erected in 1716 or 1727, and might be mistaken for a small Pinelands or shore cottage built 200 years later. Many of the earliest Quaker meeting houses may have looked like this.

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