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Friends Meeting

 
 
Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Friends Meeting Marker
Inscription. This meetinghouse was erected in 1804. It is used for weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, and Yearly meetings of Friends. The ground was first used for burial purposes under patent issued by William Penn in 1701.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.136′ N, 75° 8.748′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Arch Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is between 3rd and 4th Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arch Street Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Arch Street Friends (a few steps from this marker); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Betsy Ross House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Betsy Ross (about 300 feet away); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (about 300 feet away); Benjamin Franklin (about 300 feet away); National Funeral For President Washington (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Arch Street Friends Meeting image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Arch Street Friends Meeting
Public Water Fountain near marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Public Water Fountain near marker
Phila. Fountain Society
Instituted A.D. 1869
Presented by a Lady
 
 
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