Old Tennent Church:
These hallowed grounds contain one of the most unique structures in the
United States today -- a wooden 18th century Georgian-style Meeting
survivor of war, fire, storm, and vandalism, Old Tennent Church has
place for Reformed worship since the 1730s. This building is the second
the site and is the third Meeting House used by this congregation.
The current building was built in response to increased attendance that
resulted from the first Great Awakening of the 1740s. Tradition tells
that elements of the first Meeting House on this site were incorporated
this "New Meeting House."
It is an oak framed, cedar-shingled structure similar to barns
in the mid-Atlantic area during the same period.The one-acre cemetery
grown to more than 90 acres. The oldest stone in this section dates