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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. Located .3 miles south of Olney/Sandy Spring Road (MD 108). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17715 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring MD 20860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); The Sandy Spring Ash Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sandy Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); Quakers Practicing their Faith in Montgomery County
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
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 1.3 miles away); African Americans and Quakers in Sandy Spring (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Holland Red Door Store (approx. 1½ miles away); Springhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandy Spring.
 
Regarding Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site.
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
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

 
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.) 
 
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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 303 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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