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South Dennis Methodist Episcopal Church
South Dennis, Cape May County



This large wooden frame meetinghouse is in sensational condition, a real credit to its congregation. It was erected in 1870 in a rather stylish manner. Notice the double brackets under the pediment, the tall slender windows and shutters, the nicely proportioned belfry, and the little fanlight in the pediment. It's basically a Greek Revival style building with a lot of Italianate details.

 

 

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