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The church began under the leadership of a run-away slave, John West. In 1823, young West passed through the plantation gates, telling his master that he was "going to church." West and a companion walked from North Carolina, crossed the Delaware Bay, and ended up in New Jersey. 

“As our official Historian, Larry has a wealth of background information on the history of Woodbine that we are proud to have him share at our local County Library Branch here in Woodbine,” added Mayor Pikolycky.