Middletown Committeeman Scharfenberger Talks about Old First Church March 29

As part of the Middletown 350 celebration, Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger will be giving a talk on the archaeological excavation he conducted at the 17th-century Old First Church. The talk will be held this Saturday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at the Middletown Arts Center.  The Old First Church housed the first Baptist congregation in New Jersey and was also notable for its use as a hospital by the British Army after the Battle of Monmouth.Old First Church is located in the Middletown Village Historic District on Kings Highway. This event is free to the public.