Betty's Cove Meetinghouse

Betty's Cove Meetinghouse (HM1HL)

Location: Easton, MD 21601 Talbot County
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N 38° 47.018', W 76° 7.017'

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Near this spot, about 1665, Quaker settlers built the Betty's Cove Meetinghouse, at this intersection, known as "The Pincushion," they established a school, adding one of the first public libraries in America in 1676, George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends, visited Betty's Cove twice in 1672, when there were "so many boats upon the river it was almost like the Thames," as Quakers came to meeting.
HM NumberHM1HL
Placed ByTalbot County Council, Historical Society of Talbot County, Third Haven Monthly Meeting of Friends, Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 402986 N 4293358
Decimal Degrees38.78363333, -76.11695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.018', W 76° 7.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 1.08" N, 76° 7' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14220-14270 MD-370, Easton MD 21601, US
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