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Quakers and their meeting house at Apponegansett

by Ann Gidley Lowry

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Published by [Old Dartmouth Historical Society] in Dartmouth, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends,
  • Apponegansett Meeting House (Dartmouth, Mass.),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ann Gidley Lowry
    SeriesOld Dartmouth historical sketches -- 70, Old Dartmouth historical sketches -- 70.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.N49 O433 no.64-70
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 unnumbered pages
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27306392M
    OCLC/WorldCa24490627

    Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain To members of Meeting for Sufferings 22 June Dear Representatives and Alternates for , Welcome to the first meeting of the new triennium of Meeting for Sufferings which will be held in the Large Meeting House (also called The Light) at Friends House on. It is a two-story wood frame structure, with a gable roof, wooden shingle siding, a rubblestone foundation, it is set atop a low rise on about 14 acres of land, which include a cemetery, a 19th-century privy house, the archaeological remnants of the first meeting house and other outbuildings. The meeting house was built in , on land, used by local Quakers since the 17th century.

    Birmingham Meeting, in Birmingham Township, Chester County, was subordinate to Concord Monthly Meeting until its erection into a monthly meeting in 1 8 1 5. The meeting was first held "att John Bennet's house," in The first meeting-house was built about on an acre of ground "near the Great Road," conveyed to the Meeting by Elizabeth, widow of Richard Webb, for a consideration of £3.   Attendees are invited to bring their Bibles. Smith Neck Friends Meeting House at Smith Neck Road, Dartmouth is one of the two Quaker Meeting Houses (the .

    The list of certificates given below, including, after the year , only foreign certificates, is compiled from the following records of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends or Quakers: I. The Original Book of Recorded Certificates Received, in vault, at Friends' Meeting House, . The Society of Friends, Quakers, meeting house in the village of Sparta, Ontario. This building, in a beautifully treed setting, was erected in , and is still in use today. The sign out front indicates that the Society was founded in and that everyone is welcome to pins.


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The Apponegansett Meeting House or "Apponagansett Meeting House" is a historic Quaker meeting house on Russells Mills Road east of Fresh River Valley Road in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Built init is the oldest Quaker meeting house in southeastern Massachusetts, and one of its best preserved. The property it stands on, which includes a cemetery, has been used by its Quaker Location: Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Courtesy of: Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society. Centuries of Quaker history, usually confined to a bank vault in New Bedford, are now available for anyone to see on the Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society’s website.

The record books kept by the Apponegansett Friends Meeting in Dartmouth from to include everything from marriages, births, and deaths, to. Friends General Conference Arch St, #2B Philadelphia, PA   Inthey built their first meeting house at Apponegansett with financing from Peleg numbers quickly expanded and the building was enlarged inand During a Meeting for Worship, all settle into silence.

While some meditate, others concentrate on relaxing, or feeling their bodies. Some consider a word or phrase to aid their search. Some will use the silence to empty their minds, "waiting expectantly" for wisdom from either deep in their.

Quakers around Britain are already doing this, and thinking about how their meeting houses can best serve the Quaker community and the wider community. Here are five areas that might be worth focusing on. Look at location. Firstly, and perhaps most importantly, we want our faith be seen, to be noticed.

In the Yearly Meeting recommended that any Quakers found to have slaves should be disowned from their religious community. Having tried to put their own house in order, the Yearly Meeting of Quakers then called for slavery to be abolished throughout the world, starting with a petition to Parliament in The Museum offers school group tours seasonally at Quaker House and all year at Evergreen House.

The typical group rate is $ per person (including children). Please contact us in advance to book a time and for more information. Also see the Learning section of this website, for further information regarding specific programs. The Quaker. Desiring a more convenient place of worship inQuakers in Allen’s Neck, Mass., built a meetinghouse on a hill overlooking Buzzards Bay, six miles from the Apponegansett Meeting House of their parent meeting, Dartmouth Monthly.

Apponegansett Meetinghouse (Dartmouth). “Apponegansett was the original meeting in the Dartmouth area,” Schnell says, “and it became a ‘mother meeting,’ with spinoffs everywhere.

At the meetinghouse opening in2, Quakers were in attendance.” Jean Schnell. Quakers settled where the farmland was most fertile, without establishing a town center.

The Apponegansett Meeting House was established in and expanded three times by As the membership grew, additional meeting houses were established in Westport and at Allen's. Coanwood Friends’ Meeting House was built in not far from Hadrian's Wall. The almost unaltered interior is a rare and eloquent survival of historic Quaker layout and it powerfully evokes the silence of Quaker worship in this remote place, where the only sound is usually the wind and, in winter, the fast-moving burn nearby.

The Online Books Page A History of Lynchburg's Pioneer Quakers and Their Meeting House, A history of Lynchburg's pioneer Quakers and their meeting house,Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas Summers Brown (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Douglas Summers Brown.

The men who built the first Apponegansett Meeting House had listened to Quaker teaching since they were children. Their fathers and mothers may have first heard it in Sandwich, where Christopher Holder had preached inand where gatherings in the homes of William Allen, William Newland and Ralph Allen had resulted by in the first established Monthly Meeting in America.

This page contains guidance for Quaker meetings on coronavirus. Quakers are worshipping in various ways: indoors, outdoors, online, from their own homes, and in new combinations. We welcome new people. Some meeting houses are open for worship and community activities in line with the relevant government guidance for the locality.

Quaker Sarah and the Indian Historical Fiction, French. Meeting the scholarly antiquarian Luigi Bossi in Milan, he advanced views on the origins of the two lions in the Venice Arsenale, on the basis of inscriptions at their side.

Some said the inscriptions were runic; Bossi said they must be Etruscan. Most couples will book their local Quaker meeting house although some may choose to hold their wedding at home or another alternative venue.

A Quaker .It was written by Ann Gidley Lowry and read at the Society's meeting, Aug The title is "Quakers and their Meeting House at Apponegansett." /"\NE of the best-chosen private libraries of Americana in recent years ^¦"^ was that of the late Matt B.

Jones of Newton, Massachusetts, and its Quakeriana, though select and few, were noteworthy.This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts to " Published by: New England Historic Genealogical Society as G.R, Friend's Burying Ground, Apponagansett, Dartmouth.

This is a privately-owned cemetery. This is a Quaker cemetery, and in the earliest Quaker tradition, the earliest graves are.