Near Colerain in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Friends Meeting House
The Friends supported anti-slavery, the Underground Railroad, and temperance. In 1828 the Quakers split into the Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksites continued to worship here until they disbanded in 1919.
Erected by U.S. Department of Interior- National Park Service.
Location. 40° 7.514′ N, 80° 47.732′ W. Marker is near Colerain, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on Negus Road (County Route 456), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. marker is at the Church/Cemetery site on Negus Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71882 Negus Rd, Colerain OH 43916, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Josiah Fox (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Samuel Gill House Elizabeth House Mansion (approx. 3½ miles away); Benjamin Lundy Home / Free Labor Store (approx. 3½ miles away); Mount Pleasant Historic Underground Railroad District (approx. 3½ miles away); Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away); Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 3½ miles away).
Additional keywords. Hicksite
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 1, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.