Chesterfield in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
First Methodist Meeting Place In New Hampshire
In 1772 "the people called Methodist" held their first religious meeting in this state on the James Robertson farm, 1.2 miles north of here, on Christian Street, with Philip Embury as the preacher. On June 20, 1803, Francis Asbury spoke here using as his text: "Let us run with patience the race that is set before us."
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 060.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
Location. 42° 54.106′ N, 72° 28.659′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Pierce Highway (New Hampshire Route 9) and Pond Brook Road, on the right when traveling west on Franklin Pierce Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterfield NH 03443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of First House in Chesterfield (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pierce Shops (approx. 2.9 miles away); Naulahka (approx. Park Hill Meeting House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Brattleboro Veterans Monument (approx. 5.2 miles away in Vermont); Brattleboro Civil War Monument (approx. 5.2 miles away in Vermont); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 5.2 miles away in Vermont). Click for a list of all markers in Chesterfield.
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