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Western Yearly Meeting House

 
 
Western Yearly Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
1. Western Yearly Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  has been the site of annual meeting of Religious Society of Friends since 1858. The Depository was erected to house Quaker records, 1873. Friends Central Academy served as secondary school, 1881-1919.
 
Erected 1972 by Guilford Township Historical Society. (Marker Number 32.1972.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 39° 42.224′ N, 86° 23.969′ W. Marker is in Plainfield, Indiana, in Hendricks County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Main Street (U.S. 40) and Avon Avenue (State Road 267), on the right when traveling east on E. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plainfield IN 46168, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Van Buren Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of "Masonic Well" (approx. 4.7 miles away); Indiana State Flag (approx. 6.4
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Photographed By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
2. Western Yearly Meeting House Marker
At the intersection of US 40 and State Route 267
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miles away); Samuel Moore (approx. 6.4 miles away); Samuel Luther Thompson (approx. 7½ miles away); Central Normal College (approx. 7½ miles away); Danville’s Carnegie Library (approx. 7.6 miles away); Hendricks County (Danville, Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau is reviewing the marker for accuracy and relevance. (Submitted on October 16, 2013.) 
 
Western Yearly Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
3. Western Yearly Meeting House Marker
In front of the Western Yearly Meeting House
Western Yearly Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
4. Western Yearly Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Aug. 16, 2022