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History of a congregation chronicled from its first church building back amongst the horse barns through to the 21st century church.


From the Back Street to Main Street chronicles the Society of Methodists of Middletown Point from its early beginnings with circuit rider preachers to the current congregation of the 21st century as the Matawan United Methodist Church in Aberdeen. 

Author Helen Henderson blends the context of times past with over 100 images as she presents over 180 years of the church’s history and that of the Monmouth County, New Jersey towns of Matawan Borough and Aberdeen Township.

  • Two-hundred forty pages long
  • 100 plates of photographs and artwork,
  • comprehensive index.

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