[January 27, 2016] Revolutionary War Treasure Unearthed at New Jersey’s Oldest Baptist Church

Washington at Princeton, Jan. 3, 1777. Lithograph by D. McLellan, 1853

Washington at Princeton, Jan. 3, 1777. Lithograph by D. McLellan, 1853

During the American Revolutionary War, Rev. Abel Morgan pastored the The Old (Baptist) Church in Middletown, New Jersey. Members displayed divided loyalties.

The church’s present historian recently found documentation from the war years that discusses how the church handled war-time divisions among members.

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