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Plymouth Meeting in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse

 
 
Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription.
In continuous use as a house of worship since about 1708, it served as a hospital and campsite for Washington's forces on way to Valley Forge. Eastern wing, added in 1780, replaced original log school. Site was a center of activity during Abolition Movement.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 6.159′ N, 75° 16.734′ W. Marker is in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Germantown Pike (Old U.S. 422) and Butler Pike, on the left when traveling west on Germantown Pike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2150 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting PA 19462, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abolition Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of North Star Public School and Plymouth Township High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 2 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mogeetown (approx. 2.4 miles away); Edward Hector (approx. 2.5 miles away); Helping Hands (approx. 3.2 miles away); Is That an Eagle? (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plymouth Meeting.
 
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Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse and Marker
 Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCharity & Public WorkChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse
Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
4. Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse Marker
Building c.1708
Plymouth Friends Meeting Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
5. Plymouth Friends Meeting Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 806 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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