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Asbury in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Methodist Church of Asbury

Methodist Historic Site

 
 
Methodist Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dorine Ruth Emery, February 18, 2010
1. Methodist Historic Site Marker
Inscription. The Methodist Church of Asbury, New Jersey, by official action of the Northern New Jersey annual Conference of the Methodist Church, is designated a Methodist Historic Site in recognition of the participation of Bishop Francis Asbury in laying the cornerstone of the church in 1796, on which date the town of Halls Mills, in which the Methodist Society was located, was renamed “Asbury,” the first community in the United States to so honor the pioneer American Bishop.

1966 Commemorative Marker. Bicentennial of American Methodism
 
Erected 1966 by Northern NJ Conference of the Methodist Church.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.813′ N, 75° 0.648′ W. Marker is in Asbury, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Main Street north of Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The church is located on the Eastern side of Main St. a short distance south of the Bloomsbury and Anderson Roads. Marker is in this post office area: Asbury NJ 08802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McCullough House (about 400 feet
Asbury Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Dorine Ruth Emery, February 18, 2010
2. Asbury Methodist Church
Marker is that dark rectangular plaque below the large window.
away, measured in a direct line); The Plenge Archaeological Site (about 400 feet away); Swayze Mine (approx. 1.8 miles away); Musconetcong Valley Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Tower Hill Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sister Mary Miranda C.S.S.F. (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Lenape Village of Pelouesse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bethlehem Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Asbury.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located on the front of the building, below the main window.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Asbury Methodist Church and Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Dorine Ruth Emery, February 18, 2010
3. Asbury Methodist Church and Cemetery.
 
 
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