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First Baptist church
Vineland, Cumberland County




  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vineland has relatively few nineteenth century churches and this is the oldest. it sits on Landis Avenue, near the center of town and is nowhosts a hotel & cocktail lounge. It was erected in 1868 or 1869 and was used until 1963.
     There are elements of the Romanesque Revival about the building, but the battlement atop the tower is pure early Gothic. I expect both towers once would have had spires, but few have survived winds and lightning.

 

 

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