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Ringoes in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Amwell Church

 
 
Amwell Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
1. Amwell Church Marker
Inscription.  Site of the first Presbyterian Church built in 1738. Here, George Whitefield’s sermon to 3000 people in 1740 inspired religious zeal.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 27.458′ N, 74° 50.003′ W. Marker is in Ringoes, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Old York Road (County Route 514 at milepost 1.3), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amwell Skirmish (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cornet Francis Geary (approx. 1.2 miles away); Flemington Raid (approx. 1.4 miles away); Amwell Militia (approx. 1.4 miles away); Coronet Geary Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); Reaville Church
Amwell Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
2. Amwell Church Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); United First Presbyterian Church of Amwell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Reaville Historic District (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringoes.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then. Last updated on January 8, 2013, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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