“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Clinton Corners in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Creek Meeting House

Creek Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 28, 2020
1. Creek Meeting House Marker

Built By the Society of Friends --- 1777
A Committee Was appointed to “Pitch upon a place for the Meeting House” --- 1775
Preparative Meeting Allowed By Nine Partners --- 1776
Monthly Meeting Set Up -- 1782
Division of Orthodox & Hicksites --- 1828
Hicksite Branch Retained this House & Still Holds Meeting Here
Building Bought By Upton Lake Grange --- 1927
Tablet Erected By Grange --- 1937
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 41° 49.893′ N, 73° 45.712′ W. Marker is in Clinton Corners, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Salt Point Turnpike (New York State Route 115) north of Firehouse Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2433 Salt Point Turnpike, Clinton Corners NY 12514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Creek Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Bloom’s Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bloomvale (approx. 2.2 miles away);
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Bear Market (approx. 3.8 miles away); Freedom Square Park (approx. 4 miles away); Founding Families / I Primi Residenti (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. Joseph’s Church / La Chiesa di San Giuseppe (approx. 4.6 miles away); "Gandy Dancers" / I Construttori della Ferrovia (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton Corners.
Also see . . .  Creek Meeting House and Friends' Cemetery - National Archives. National Register of Historic Places documentation (Submitted on January 25, 2024, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
Creek Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
2. Creek Meeting House
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2024. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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