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Randolph in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Quaker Meeting House

1758

 
 
Quaker Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. Quaker Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  Oldest standing church in Morris County. Architecture is pegged construction. Religious Society of Friends worshiped here until 1865. Quakers, early foes of slavery, were persecuted for pacifist beliefs during Revolution.
 
Erected 1975 by National Register of Historic Places, New Jersey Register of Historic Places, Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
 
Location. 40° 51.901′ N, 74° 33.777′ W. Marker is in Randolph, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Quaker Church Road and Quaker Avenue on Quaker Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Randolph NJ 07869, 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. Mott Hollow (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Academy (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. John’s Church
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Hurd Park (approx. 1˝ miles away); Victory Gardens Borough (approx. 1˝ miles away); Saint Mary’s Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bridget Lockman Smith (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bridget Smith House (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Quaker Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. Quaker Meeting House Marker
Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
3. Quaker Meeting House
Inscription above the doorway-Friends' Meeting House of Randolph erected in 1758
Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
4. Quaker Meeting House
Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
5. Quaker Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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