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Upper Springfield Meeting House and Cemetery

Historical Site

 

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Upper Springfield Meeting House and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 19, 2010
1. Upper Springfield Meeting House and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This Site was placed in the National and New Jersey State Historical Registers in 1979.

The Meeting House, situated at the intersection of two Indian Trails, is one of the oldest in Burlington County.

Early Quakers worshipped here and are resting in the Burial Grounds.
 
Location. 40° 2.619′ N, 74° 38.455′ W. Marker is in Springfield Township, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Road and Springfield Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling north on Highland Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Highland Road, Jobstown NJ 08041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. MacDonald Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War II Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); 44th Infantry Division (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Ultimate Weapon (approx. 2.5 miles away); On a tree south of this spot (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Keeler Oak (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Keeler Oak Tree (approx. 5.4 miles away); Petticoat Bridge Skirmish (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
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Charles and Arlene Newbold along with Nan Black
Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House (Now a Private Residence) image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 19, 2010
2. Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House (Now a Private Residence)
got the project started. Mr. Newbold was a building trades teacher with the Dept of Corrections at Yardville. His students cut the timbers from the Phillips farm nearby and took them to Bill Croshaw's sawmill . The preliminary construction was done by Mr. Newbold's students. Mr. Newbold has family members dating back to the late 1600's in the Cemetery
    — Submitted September 9, 2016, by Charles Thomas Newbold of Caldwell, Idaho.

 
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Cemetery Located Behind the Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 19, 2010
3. Cemetery Located Behind the Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016.
 
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