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The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) was founded in England in the 17th century as a Christian religious denomination by people who were dissatisfied with the existing denominations and sects of Christianity. Their "churches" are known as meeting houses.
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Quaker Meeting HousesMEETING HOUSE OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS Newmarket, Ontario Canada

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This original Quaker meeting house is located on the west side of Highway 11 -Yonge St. in Newmarket.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 11/10/2013

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Quaker Meeting HousesEast Nottingham Friends Meetinghouse - Calvert, Maryland

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Historic Quaker meeting house in Calvert, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/6/2008

last visited: 3/8/2010

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Quaker Meeting HousesMickleton Friends Meeting House - Mickleton, New Jersey

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Formerly called the Upper Greenwich Friends Meetinghouse, this meeting house is in Mickleton, New Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesWoodbury Friends' Meetinghouse - Woodbury, New Jersey

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Historic Friends Meetinghouse in Woodbury, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/27/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesFree Quaker Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

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Amid all the larger and more renown Meeting Houses, this little Georgian-Style gem is anything but hidden, but, often overlooked. It is situated in the heart of "independence Square" and offers a tumultuous history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Quaker Meeting HousesMakefield Meeting - Upper Makefield Township, Newtown, Pennsylvania

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Historic Quaker meeting house near Newtown, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 7/20/2013

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Quaker Meeting HousesFriendswood Friends Church - Friendswood, TX

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A Friends church in Friendswood, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 7/22/2008

last visited: 9/19/2011

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Quaker Meeting HousesOrlando Religious Society of Friends - Orlando, FL

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Located on the SW corner of East Marks Street and Broadway Avenue in Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 8/20/2009

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Quaker Meeting Houses Friends Meeting House, Cotherstone in County Durham

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A walk across a field brings you to this simple Quaker Meeting House in Cotherstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sir Lose-a-lot

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2008

last visited: 7/19/2008

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Quaker Meeting HousesUxbridge Meeting House - Ontario, Canada

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This meeting house are located on the west side of the 6th Concession Road, south of Durham Road 8, west of the village of Uxbridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2008

last visited: 10/20/2013

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Quaker Meeting HousesMt. Holly Friends Meetinghouse - Mt. Holly, NJ

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Mt. Holly Friends history dates back to 1682, being one of the founding congregations of the Yearly Meeting of Friends of the Delaware then Phila. Yearly Meeting. This old building, typical of Quaker construction, still serves its original purpose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: 12/19/2012

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Quaker Meeting HousesPardshaw Hall Meeting House, Cumbria

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The original meeting house in the hamlet of Pardshaw Hall was amongst one of the oldest Quaker meeting places. The first to be purpose built in the old Cumberland County. Before that seekers used to meet on Pardshaw Crag.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/12/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting Houses1897 Meeting House - Moorestown, NJ

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Like much of Burlington County, Moorestown was settled by members of the Society of Friends in the late 17th century. This former meeting house was one of the later-made buildings which make up the original Moorestown Quaker complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesWest Richmond Friends Meeting, Richmond, IN

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Older meeting house on the west side of town. Area had a large settlement of Quakers from the 1800s, who were gernally prosperous.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Indiana

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesIllinois Yearly Meeting House - Putnam County, IL

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Built in 1879, the Illinois Yearly Meeting House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/25/2008

last visited: 6/24/2009

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Quaker Meeting HousesMain Street Meeting House - Medford, NJ

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This meeting house was built in 1842 following a theological dispute that led to a separation between Orthodox & Hicksite friends in 1827. In 1955, the Medford Friends finally reunited under one yearly meeting in 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 8/24/2009

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Quaker Meeting HousesDownington, PA Friends Meetinghouse

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What a pleasant surprise to run across this meetinghouse. It made me want to research Quakers a little more. Their website is terrific and very explanatory (good links, too).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesDownhead Park-Milton Keynes, Bucks

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A meeting House and social center, on one of the estates in Milton Keynes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: 8/22/2012

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Quaker Meeting HousesHistoric Meeting House - West Branch, IA

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This historic Meeting House was attended by young Herbert Hoover and his family on the first and fourth day of the week.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: 6/16/2013

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Quaker Meeting HousesBerkeley Friends Meeting

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The Berkeley Friends Meeting Hall at Walnut and Vine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 4/18/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesYealand Conyers Meeting House - Lancashire UK

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An old meeting house still very much in use for regular meetings. Yealand was visited towards the end of 1652 by George Fox and the building was built in 1692.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 4/19/2008

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Quaker Meeting HousesHaddonfield Meeting House - Haddonfield, NJ

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This meetinghouse was built in 1851. It replaced the 1721 meetinghouse which was torn down after the 1826 Hicksite controversy split the congregation. Tradition states that the bricks from the old meeting were used to construct the cemetery wall along Haddon Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/23/2008

last visited: 4/8/2000

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Quaker Meeting HousesMoorestown Meeting House - Moorestown, NJ

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This meeting house is extremely typical and representative of the meeting houses of this era and time period. This meeting house was erected in 1802. It shares the property with Moorestown Friends School and both are on the NRHP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/22/2008

last visited: never

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Quaker Meeting HousesPalm Beach Friends - Lake Worth, FL.

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This Quaker Meeting House is located in Lake Worth, FL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Florida

date approved: 3/16/2008

last visited: 7/11/2010

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Quaker Meeting HousesQuaker Friends Meeting House - Tacoma, WA

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This group of friends meets Sundays at 9:30 am. The building is shared with the Hillside Community Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 3/17/2012

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