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West Newbury in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse

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August 15, 2019
1. Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription.  Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse erected 1825, torn down 1920.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 42° 47.556′ N, 70° 55.655′ W. Marker is in West Newbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Turkey Hill Road and Rogers Street, on the right when traveling south on Turkey Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Newbury MA 01985, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Native American Raid (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Near This Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Birthplace of Cornelius Conway Felton (approx. 1.6 miles away); Original site of the First Parish Meetinghouse. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Edward Rawson (approx. 2.6 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 2.6 miles away); “The Volunteer” (approx. 2.6 miles away); Newbury (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Newbury.
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The site where the Quaker Meetinghouse stood from the 1820s to the early 1900s is located at 114 Turkey Hill Road. The story behind the marker reflects the hostility that greeted the Society of Friends in Puritan Massachusetts and specifically in our Town, where, nevertheless, they persisted.
Also see . . .  Historic Markers in West Newbury. (Submitted on August 31, 2020.)
Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
August 15, 2019
2. Site of the Quaker Meetinghouse Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2020. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2020. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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