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Crosswicks in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Friends Meeting

 
 
Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
1. Friends Meeting Marker
Inscription.  Built, 1773, replacing 1706 house. North wall holds cannon ball which struck in 1778 skirmish between British and Americans
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionPeaceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 40° 9.119′ N, 74° 38.861′ W. Marker is in Crosswicks, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Front Street on Church Street. Located in Chesterfield Township. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterfield NJ 08515, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crosswicks Quaker Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Crosswicks (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bordentown Veteran's Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); George S. Bowers (approx. 2.7 miles away); Richard Watson Gilder House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Clara Barton (approx. 3.1 miles away);
Cannon ball in north wall image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
2. Cannon ball in north wall
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Clara Barton School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Borden's Towne (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosswicks.
 
Also see . . .  Library of Congress- Historic American Buildings Survey. (Submitted on September 23, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
Front (south) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
3. Front (south) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House
Rear (north) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House - cannon ball over door on the right image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
4. Rear (north) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House - cannon ball over door on the right
Side (east) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
5. Side (east) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House
Side (west) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House - 1773 over door image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
6. Side (west) view of Crosswicks Friends Meeting House - 1773 over door
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 23, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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