178 - Ocean Grove Camp Meeting - Ocean Grove, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 40° 12.835 W 074° 00.347
18T E 584601 N 4451974
Quick Description: Ocean Grove was chartered in 1870 by the New Jersey Legislature as a religious community.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2010 11:54:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM9X1X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member SearchN
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Long Description:
Known as "God's Square Mile at the Jersey Shore", this Methodist Community has been operating since 1870.

From the Wikipedia article:
"Since its founding, the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association's mission is to provide opportunities for spiritual birth, growth, and renewal in a Christian seaside setting. Its 2007 mission statement is:

"...rooted in its Methodist heritage, to provide opportunities for spiritual birth, growth and renewal through worship, education, cultural and recreational programs for persons of all ages in a Christian seaside setting."
citation: (visit link)

The primary building in the community is The Auditorium which still provides not only Sunday worship services, but also Christian concerts, seminars, craft shows, etc.

The given coordinates represent the statue of Ellwood H. Stokes, the founder of the community...which is located near The Auditorium.
Type of marker: Numbered

UMC Historic Site #: 178

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