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Upper Springfield Meeting House and Cemetery

Historical Site

— 1727 —

 
 
Upper Springfield Meeting House and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1979.
 
Location. 40° 2.619′ N, 74° 38.455′ W. Marker is near Springfield, New Jersey, in Burlington County. It is in Springfield Township. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Road and Springfield Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling north on Highland Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Highland Road, Jobstown NJ 08041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); The Ultimate Weapon (approx. 2˝ miles away); On a Tree South of this Spot (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Keeler Oak (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Keeler Oak (approx. 5.4 miles away); Petticoat Bridge Skirmish (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Additional commentary.
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Charles and Arlene Newbold along with Nan Black 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.
 
Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House (Now a Private Residence) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, September 19, 2010
2. Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House (Now a Private Residence)
Cemetery Located Behind the Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, September 19, 2010
3. Cemetery Located Behind the Former Upper Springfield Quaker Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,776 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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