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

Edmundson-Fox Memorial

 
 
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By James Edward Edmundson
1. Edmundson-Fox Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot William Edmundson, an English Friend, held in May 1672, the first religious service on record in Carolina.

Six months later, George Fox, Founder of the Religious Society of Friends also visited this section and held meetings among the colonists. Here were the beginnings of the religious life of a great state.
 
Erected 1929 by North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1672.
 
Location. 36° 11.208′ N, 76° 28.019′ W. Marker is in Hertford, North Carolina, in Perquimans County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (Business
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By James Edward Edmundson
2. Edmundson-Fox Memorial
Photo taken by James Edward Edmundson in the 1990's.
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Route 17) and King Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Skinner (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Harvey (about 400 feet away); A Rare Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quaker Activity (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Durant (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ann Marwood Durant (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Assembly (approx. 9 miles away); Stephen B. Weeks (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
 
More about this memorial. Marker is in Town of Hertford, North Carolina.
 
Additional keywords. Religion, missionary
 
Edmundson-Fox Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Edward Edmundson
3. Edmundson-Fox Memorial Marker
Photo taken by James Edward Edmundson in the 1990's.
 
 
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 1,218 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2007, by James Edward Edmundson of Clifton, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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