The Comfort Powell House in the Berlin community of Germantown, is one of the oldest structures in the community. It stands next to the New Bethel Methodist Church, distinguished as one of the oldest black church memberships in Worcester County.
Worcester County has figured prominently in the development of the African-American presence on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The early African-American pioneers of the mid 1600's are recognized as playing a pivotal role in establishing the cultural heritage and economic foundation of the county.
Call New Bethel Methodist Church: 410-641-2058