Trinity United Methodist Church is having a birthday! On Sunday, March 10th, Trinity United Methodist Church is inviting all friends and past and present members to help celebrate its 159th birthday at a service that will include special music and speakers. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall and we hope you can join us. Before Merchantville was Merchantville, Trinity Chapel was built at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Whiskey Road. That was in 1865.

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Please join the Merchantville Historical Society when we help celebrate Black History Month by hosting noted local historian Linda P. Shockley, who will speak on “The Underground Railroad in South Jersey,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21st, at the Community Center. Mrs. Shockley is president and a founding member of the Lawnside Historical Society, Inc., where she learned the unique history of the town shaped and governed by African Americans.

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We know that many of you have been working hard on your Merchantville home to bring it back into tip top condition and The Merchantville Historical Society would like to acknowledge your efforts and those of your friends and neighbors if you let us know who you are. We are requesting your input in bringing to our attention anyone you know, (including yourself), who has done work over the last few years, interior or exterior, to beautify their home consistent with the original style and character of the house. We would then like to invite the nominees
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