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Mount Airy is a small village in Amwell Township that lies just outside the town of Lambertville. The Presbyterian Church, pictured here, dominates the landscape and can cleary be seen from busy Route 202 about 3 miles or so from the village.

The village of Mount Airy was in existence in the mid 1700's and there are buildings still standing today that were used to store provisions for the Washington's Army during the American Revolution.

The history of the church is rather interesting because there are conflicting dates for its founding. One late 19th century historian notes 1754 as the date the first Presbyterian church was erected in Mount Airy, which he located in East Amwell, by the “Amwell Germans.” The first surviving document, dated March 16, 1786, renounced allegiance to the King and pledges allegiance to the government of the colonies.

The structure in the picture was built in 1874 and replaced an earlier one that had been built in the 1700's.
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Tech notes: photo was taken as a panorama and stitched together from 3 photographs. I wanted to post it as a panorama but did not see an option for it.

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