Holtzschwamm Church Plate
Holtzschwamm means woody swamp
For a time the building served two congregations ~ Lutheran and German Reformed My fourth Great-grandfather served as an Elder of the Reformed Consistory in 1838.
Holtzschwamm means headstones
Born 1758, died 1814
Holtzschwamm Church interior, including a potbelly stove (one of 4 used for heating), a portrait of Moses Bentzel, the designer of the building and the organ (still in working condition). One Sunday each fall, the building is opened and there is a special service held. (last pic)
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