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York Meeting

 
 
York Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. York Meeting Marker
Inscription. A center for Friends' activities since 1766. It is the oldest existing house of worship in York. The eastern part of the building was erected in 1766; the western part about 1783.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.776′ N, 76° 43.903′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on West Philadelphia Street 0.1 miles west of North Park Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. York Liberty Bell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Four Chaplains (about 500 feet away); Golden Plough Tavern (about 500 feet away); York County's 250th Anniversary (about 500 feet away); Gen. Horatio Gates (about 600 feet away); General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834 (about 600 feet away); In the Old Court House here at York (about 600 feet away); Captain Michael Doudel's Company (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Inside York Meeting image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
2. Inside York Meeting
DAR marker at Meeting House wall. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. DAR marker at Meeting House wall.
This tablet marks the meeting house of the "Society of the people called Quakers of York Town." The eastern portion was built in the year 1766 from funds subscribed by members of the Society of Friends residing in York and vicinity. The western portion was added about 1753. Since 1764, this meeting has had continuous existence.
In the surrounding burial ground (many in unmarked graves) lie the remains of members of York's early English Quaker families.
Yorktown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
York Friend's Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. York Friend's Meeting House
York Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, April 17, 2008
5. York Meeting House
Rear of York Meeting image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
6. Rear of York Meeting
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.   3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.
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