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Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site

 
 
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2013
1. Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site Marker
Inscription.
1753
First Sandy Spring Meeting
of Record of The
Religious Society of Friends
held in this grove
1817
Present Building Erected
1953
Bicentennial Commemoration
by
Sandy Spring Meeting United
God dwells not in temples made with hands
but in human hearts"
      George Fox

 
Location. 39° 8.839′ N, 77° 1.525′ W. Marker is in Sandy Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located .3 miles south of Olney/Sandy Spring Road (MD 108). Marker is at or near this postal address: 17715 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring MD 20860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House (here, next to this marker); Woodlawn (approx. 1.3 miles away); African Americans and Quakers in Sandy Spring (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Holland Red Door Store (approx. 1.5 miles away); Olney House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Higgins Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away); A Refuge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brookeville Angel (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site.
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site Marker, seen at far left image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2013
2. Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site Marker, seen at far left

National Register of Historic Places:
Sandy Spring Friends Meetinghouse (added 1972 - - #72000587)
Also known as Sandy Spring Meeting;Friends Meeting House;
Meetinghouse Lane and MD 108 , Sandy Spring
♦ Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦ Architectural Style: Federal
♦ Historic Person: Hicks,Elias,et al.
♦ Significant Year: 1828, 1817

♦ Area of Significance: Invention, Architecture, Religion
♦ Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Religion
♦ Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
♦ Current Function: Religion
♦ Current Sub-function: Religious Structure
 
Also see . . .  Quaker Center. The Religious Society of Friends began in England in the 17th century.... (Submitted on August 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2013
3. Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site as seen today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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