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Falls Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends

1683 - 1933

 
 
Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
1. Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker
Inscription.  
The first Falls Meeting House
built here in 1690
on 6 acres given by
Samuel Burges
The second House, 1728
The third, present, house, to left, 1789
The fourth, present, house, to right, 1841
Here
William Penn
attended and preached
when residing at his countryseat
Pennsbury, 5 miles southeast
1699-1701

 
Erected 1933 by Friends Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1690.
 
Location. 40° 11.126′ N, 74° 49.14′ W. Marker is in Falls Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of New Falls Road and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on New Falls Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Levittown PA 19054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Falls Township World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Historic Fallsington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moon Williamson Log House
Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
2. Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker
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(about 500 feet away); 31 Yardley Avenue (about 600 feet away); Falls Township World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memory of Nate DeTample (approx. ¼ mile away); Falls Township War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Bolton Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Fallsington. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Falls Township, Bucks County PA. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. William Penn. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
3. Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Marker
Meetinghouse in distance.
Falls Monthly Friends Meetinghouse, c.1841 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
4. Falls Monthly Friends Meetinghouse, c.1841
Nearby Historic Fallsington Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
5. Nearby Historic Fallsington Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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