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Old Friends Meeting House

I was there back in 1980, as part of a religious pilgrimage. It was quieit and I was a new Quaker... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Comyn D
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Waynesboro, Virginia
Peaceful Friends House

Wonderful people, interesting service, great sense of community and peace. Some of the comments... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2019
Matthew F
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Easton, Maryland
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Believed to be the oldest frame building in continuous use in the U.S.
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405 S Washington St, Easton, MD 21601-2808
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there back in 1980, as part of a religious pilgrimage. It was quieit and I was a new Quaker at the time. This meetinghouse has been in operation since the late 1600s. It is even mentioned in Mitchenor's great book "Chesapeake". Come and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Comyn D
Reviewed May 10, 2019

A nice place for a meeting with nice quiet ground. Other than being a landmark as (maybe) oldest wood structure. You would not miss anything if you do not have time to visit the place. I stopped by to take a few pictures because I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

Wonderful people, interesting service, great sense of community and peace. Some of the comments during the services I have attended have really stayed with me, it's the wisdom of the massess kind of thing. Visit if you can and be sure to stay for coffee...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Matthew F
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon walking the grounds and enjoying the history of this hidden gem. Children enjoyed learning about it and looking at the dates and names on headstones. Buildings are so rich with information and history.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank scvino
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Ben and Mrs Too , like previous reviewers, found ourselves enveloped by exactly the aura of tranquility often associated with Quakers. On the drive in, a worker on a riding mower waved to us as we passed. We continued on to park in front of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Near the hospital, just off of Washington Street, there is a glen of trees, a sea of graves, and two churches hidden away behind a rock wall. Come in. Be respectful, and admire the ancient graves and some of the oldest continuously used churches in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank P_Phogg
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Don't miss checking out the interior of the building, which is one of the oldest friend's meeting houses in the country and the oldest existing frame structure buildings existing in Maryland.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Philip K
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I am extremely biased towards Third Haven Meeting. Relatives on my Mother's side are buried there going back hundreds of years. The Meeting House is the oldest frame church in America still in use - consecrated in 1684. Although just off a fairly busy street,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank smpitmaniv
Reviewed June 3, 2016

We found out about this place by chance from a local at the grocery store. We found it easily and were very surprised. Interesting story behind the land and the buildings and everything was open with no one around. We wondered around the meeting house...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank cpbauer
Reviewed January 17, 2016

wonderful old restored church .my mother in law is a member ,,I been here for a funeral and a few other times ..very like peoples treated me very well

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Will L
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