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

Quaker Activity

 
 
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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 A79.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. 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. John Harvey (approx. 0.8 miles away); George Durant (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ann Marwood Durant (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Skinner
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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); Edmundson-Fox Memorial (approx. 0.9 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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 20 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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