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Category: Churches

Christ Church Parish

Some thirty years after the colonists landed at Jamestown the earliest Church of England on the Middle Peninsula, Piankatank Church, was built in the area

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Infant Christenings & Gowns

Infant christenings originate from the Jewish bris (circumcision) and zerved habat riuals, in which children are named and dedicated to God. The Christian church adopted

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Lower United Methodist Church

“Lower United Methodist Church is steeped in history: It began its life in 1650 as the “Lower Chapel” for the Protestant Episcopal Church of England. 

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Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church, in Saluda’s Historic District, is the oldest documented African-American church in Middlesex County. It was founded in 1866 by colored members of Clark’s

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