Greenleaf Friends Meeting House - Greenleaf, Idaho
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Phydux
N 43° 40.206 W 116° 49.297
11T E 514380 N 4835248
Quick Description: The stone meeting house in Greenleaf, ID.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2014 10:22:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMKEQY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
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Long Description:
In 1906, a monthly meeting of the Friends was established in what has since become Greenleaf. The first meetings were held by Anson Cox in the Brown home. The original building was a wooden structure which was started in 1907 and finished by 1908.

The stone church was started in September 1943 after the government approved the use of rationed building materials. The stone for the outside walls of the building came from the area of the Owyhee Reservoir dam. The cornerstone was sealed in 1944 and the building was finished sometime after that.

The current church is attached to the Greanleaf Friends Academy which is also on site and offers K-12 education.

For more great history of this community of Friends see:
Winslow, Dilla Tucker. From Sagebrush to Green Fields. Nampa: Artcraft Press, 1984. Print.
Web Address: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
20535 N. Academy Road
Greenleaf, Idaho United States

Hours of Worship: 10:05 AM

Year Built: 1944

Still in Use?: Yes

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