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Westbury in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

Quaker Meetinghouses, School and Cemetery, Est. 1671

 
 
Westbury Monthly Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 29, 2018
1. Westbury Monthly Meeting Marker
Inscription. In the 1700s, Quakers in the Westbury Monthly Meeting manumitted enslaved African Americans, educated together White and African American children and established a cemetery for people of all races and creeds.

Current meetinghouses constructed, 1830 & 1902
 
Erected by Village of Westbury, Historical Society of the Westburies.
 
Location. 40° 45.957′ N, 73° 35.24′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Post Avenue south of Jericho Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 Post Avenue, Westbury NY 11590, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westbury Friends Meeting House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church (approx. one mile away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.6 miles away); Long Island Motor Parkway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Marine Corps Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Chosin Reservoir Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
 
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Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 29, 2018
2. Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Marker - wide view
Looking east across Post Avenue, with the cemetery in the background.
Current Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 29, 2018
3. Current Meetinghouse
 
 
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