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William Penn and his Quaker friends meeting house. Interesting if nothing else. Lots of things I never knew took place in this meeting area. Not too much to read about this in this area. But the internet has a lot to read.
While wandering around the area of Philadelphia near Liberty bell this is where the main historical sites are to visit, this is another one we saw the sign, saw the building but couldn't make the tour, try it if you have time.
My distant relatives were Quakers and I was very interested in visiting this historic Meeting House. We spoke with a Lady who was a volunteer. She was very kind and welcoming and provided very interesting information. This is still an active Quaker Meeting House, this...More
Philadelphia is about the Quakers and this is where you can learn and understand their point of view, their massive contributions to making the U.S. what it is today, and how they influenced the beginnings of the country. Do not miss this.
I would advise you to go here, if you want to learn about the history of the city of Philadelphia. When I was there, I was the only visitor. It was really quiet, and the guide (an older man) really took the time for me....More
Whether or not you are familiar with the Society of Friends (Quakers), this building is a national treasure. Try to visit when you can attend the Friends' meeting for worship; all are welcome. Learn about the Quakers' role in the establishment of this colony and...More
One of the earliest Quaker Meeting Houses in the USA. There are explanatory displays about Quakerism and its role in the early development of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The peace and simplicity of the meeting rooms provide a glimpse into Quakerism. Close to other early...More