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Near Hertford in Perquimans County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Quaker Activity

 
 
Quaker Activity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Edward Edmundson, July 19, 2007
1. Quaker Activity Marker
Inscription.  In 1672, missionaries William Edmundson and George Fox, founder of Society of Friends, in America, held religious meetings in this area.
 
Erected 1993 by North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program. (Marker Number A-79.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1672.
 
Location. 36° 11.586′ N, 76° 27.231′ W. Marker is near Hertford, North Carolina, in Perquimans County. Marker is at the intersection of Bypass State Highway 17 and Perquiman's River, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 17Bypass . Marker is located on right on Rt. 17 bypass north, immediately after crossing the Perquiman's River. 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. Edmundson-Fox Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Harvey (approx. 0.8 miles away); George Durant
Quaker Activity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Edward Edmundson, 1993
2. Quaker Activity Marker
Research done by James Edward Edmundson, direct descendant of William Edmundson.
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Ann Marwood Durant (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Skinner (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Rare Monument (approx. one mile away); First Assembly (approx. 8.2 miles away); Stephen B. Weeks (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
 
More about this marker. Research for marker done by James Edward Edmundson, a direct descendant of William Edmundson.
 
Additional keywords. English, Missionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,286 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 4, 2013, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia.   2. submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 1, 2022