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    Atlantic County

These are the churches that have been recently photographed and are included on the photographic inventory. [partial list--not complete]

Municipality Church Sect Fnd Built Style
Atlantic City
Jew
1891
Moorish
Egg Harbor City
Morv
1860
Greek Revival
Egg Harbor City
RC
c1870
traditional Catholic
Estellville
ME
1834
vernacular
Folsom Zion Evangelical & Reformed Luth
1848
1853
traditional
Folsom St James Lutheran Luth
1848
1853
Greek Revival
Hammonton St. Marks Epis
 
1870
Epis Gothic
Hammonton Hammonton Baptist Bapt
 
1890s
vernacular
Hammonton Hammonton Presbyterian Pres
1859 
1895
late Victorian Gothic
Hammonton Hammonton Methodist ME
1843
1890s
English Gothic
Landisville
Non
1808
1808
vernacular
Mays Landing
ME
1820
1888
Gothic Revival
Mays Landing
Pres
1841
1841
neoclassical
Minotola
ME
1896
1898
vernacular
Mizpah
nonD
1893
vernacular
Nesco
ME
1847
1847
vernacular
Pleasant Mills
ME
1706
1808
vernacular
Pomona
Union
1890
1890
vernacular
Port Republic
ME
1796
1870
Wren-Gibbs
Richland
RC
1895
late Victorian
Somers Point
[Chubby's Pizza]
ME?
1848
Gothic Revival
Tuckahoe
Bapt
1780
1792
meetinghouse
Weymouth Old Weymouth meetinghouse ME
 
1807
meetinghouse
 
 

Some explanations are needed. Churches in boldface are either listed on the National Register or are otherwise of special interest. If the name of the church is in brackets [ ] I am in doubt as to the founding congregation. The Sect is the original religious denomination when the church was built. Fields left blank are those for which I have no solid information.

 

 

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