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New Tabernacle erected in 1957 for quarter-million dollars - Ocean City Sentinel: History

New Tabernacle erected in 1957 for quarter-million dollars

Congregation had to raise $50,000, remainder paid by Charles Stilwell estate

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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:25 am

OCEAN CITY — A new Ocean City Tabernacle is taking shape early March 1957, with spacious auditorium seating for 1,200 as part of a $250,000 improvement project, the Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported April 25, 1957.

The old structure was demolished in two days in December 1956 and work began at once to have a new building ready for the summer.

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