Moorestown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House
In 1720, it burned and was replaced with a large stone building which was demolished in 1802 when the present brick meeting house was built across Main Street.
Erected by Historical Society of Moorestown.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list.
Location. 39° 57.99′ N, 74° 56.55′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Cox's Tavern (about 400 feet away); Town HallRoberts’ Hall (about 500 feet away); “Hessian House” (about 600 feet away); Moorestown, N.J. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith-Cadbury Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 973 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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