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Merion Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Merion Friends Meeting House

 

A National Historic Landmark

 
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By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
1. Merion Friends Meeting House Marker
Inscription.
Merion Friends Meeting House
Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This site possess national significance in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
This Meeting was established by the Merioneth Welsh community who settled this area in 1682. Completed in 1714, it is important for its association with the earliest settlement of Welsh speaking people in the new world.
1997
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1997 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 0.573′ N, 75° 15.266′ W. Marker is in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Meeting House Lane and Montgomery Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is on the front of the building; there is some parking available. The drive in entrance is on Montgomery Avenue next to the General Wayne Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Merion Station PA 19066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this
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By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
2. Merion Friends Meeting House
The marker is to the right of the door
marker, measured as the crow flies. Merion Friends Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Army Encampment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Tavern (about 400 feet away); John Dickinson (about 700 feet away); James A. Bland (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) (approx. 2.1 miles away); Philadelphia & Columbia Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merion Station.
 
Also see . . .
1. Friends Meeting House - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 13, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Merionfriends.org. (Submitted on September 13, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Merion Friends Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
3. Merion Friends Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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