Hertford in Perquimans County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Six months later, George Fox, Founder of the Religious Society of Friends also visited this section and held meetings among the colonists. Here were the beginnings of the religious life of a great state.
Erected 1929 by North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1672.
Location. 36° 11.581′ N, 76° 27.916′ W. Marker is in Hertford, North Carolina, in Perquimans County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street (Business Route 17) and Newby Street, on the right when traveling north on North Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hertford NC 27944, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Harvey (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Skinner (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Rare Monument (approx. half Quaker Activity (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Durant (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ann Marwood Durant (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Assembly (approx. 8.7 miles away); Stephen B. Weeks (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,516 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on March 9, 2022, by Lynwood C. Winslow III of Belvidere, North Carolina. Photos: 1. submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.