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Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site

 
 
Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site Marker
Inscription.
He was well known as a maker of grandfather clocks. Circa 1775-1832.
For a number of years he was a member of the township committee.
A Quaker, he died in 1832 and is buried in the Friends Graveyard across Main Street.
The building, later used as a store, was demolished in 1969.
 
Erected by Historical Society of Moorestown.
 
Location. 39° 58.026′ N, 74° 56.496′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Chester Avenue on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Coles Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Hessian House” (about 500 feet away); Site of Cox's Tavern (about 500 feet away); Town Hall (about 700 feet away); Roberts’ Hall (about 800 feet away); Moorestown, N.J. (approx. ¼ mile away); Lutheran Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moorestown.
 
Also see . . .  John Hollinshead. "Morgan
Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site Marker
Hollinshead numbered his clocks on the dial and about twenty of them are known to be in existence."
(Submitted on November 20, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 985 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Site of Morgan Hollinshead gravesite at the Friends Cemetery. • Can you help?
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