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Springfield in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Springfield Friends Meeting

 
 
Springfield Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Springfield Friends Meeting Marker
Inscription. Site of Friends Meeting since 1686. Present building erected 1851. A school and library were established here in 1832. Benjamin West, noted American artist, attended this Meeting when he was a boy.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.548′ N, 75° 20.816′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of West Springfield Road and Old Sproul Road on West Springfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield PA 19064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Collen Brook Farm (approx. 1˝ miles away); Dr. George Smith (approx. 1˝ miles away); 1696 Massey House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thomas Massey House (approx. 1.6 miles away); J. Edgar Thompson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lower Swedish Cabin (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lynnewood Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
Springfield Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Springfield Friends Meeting Marker
The cemetery and meeting house are in the background
Springfield Friends Meeting Established 1686 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
3. Springfield Friends Meeting Established 1686
Springfield Friends Meeting House and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
4. Springfield Friends Meeting House and Cemetery
 
 
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