Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (HM28DI)

Location: Adams, MA 01220 Berkshire County
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N 42° 37.623', W 73° 7.54'

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Built in 1782 by Quakers who had settled Adams (then East Hoosuc) from Smithfield, R. I. and Dartmouth, Mass. in 1769. Coming together from the farms in this valley, the Friends worshipped here for sixty years before the meeting was laid down upon their removal to Western New York. The famous suffragist, Susan B. Anthony, grew up in this meeting and from her Quaker background developed her concerns for temperance and freedom for women. The building, unchanged since 1782, displays a variety of handiworks — symbol of the Quaker convincement that each man must be guided by his own inner light.
HM NumberHM28DI
Year Placed1959
Placed ByAdams Society of Friends Descendants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 653696 N 4721103
Decimal Degrees42.62705000, -73.12566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 37.623', W 73° 7.54'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 37' 37.38" N, 73° 7' 32.4" W
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Area Code(s)413
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Notch Rd, Adams MA 01220, US
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