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Quaker Meeting House Site

 
 
Quaker Meeting House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Quaker Meeting House Site Marker
Inscription. On this site in the 1790s stood one of Philadelphia's five Quaker meeting houses. Here members of the Society of Friends gathered to worship.
The religious freedom guaranteed to those who settled in Pennsylvania attracted not only Quakers, but many others. A French visitor in the 1790s noted that the city had 33 places of worship.
 
Erected by Independence National Historical Park.
 
Location. 39° 56.894′ N, 75° 8.854′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is inside the wall leading to Carpenters' Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quaker School Site (a few steps from this marker); Carpenters' Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First Continental Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Bank of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); Fawcitt House Site
Quaker Meeting House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Quaker Meeting House Site Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Dock Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Carpenters' Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
Site of Quaker Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Site of Quaker Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 860 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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