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Crosswicks at the Crossroads – Take a drive back into history on Crosswicks 250th anniversary

Quaker settlement Crosswicks endured numerous occupations. Come! Visit lands, ports, roads and farms with us.

The Crosswicks Meetinghouse bore witness to at least one skirmish during the American Revolution. As you stand here today, it’s important to remember the rich history that unfolded in this very place!

Are Fifth Monarchists, Diggers, Ranters and Muggletonians punk rock or pop?

Are Fifth Monarchists, Diggers, Ranters and Muggletonians punk rock or pop?

King Charles harbored a strong dislike of Puritanism. He organized their opponents. He sought absolution. He had had a sinful sexual history for which he may perhaps have been looking to be forgiven.  In pursuit of his plethora of personal wants, he mixed international intrigue with his own interests.  Thus, strangely, was born a Quaker colony. The king needed us!

A Healing Partnership: Friends Historical Library, NABS, & Indian Country Today

A Healing Partnership: Friends Historical Library, NABS, & Indian Country Today

Our relatives and relations, and seeking of Truth, Amends, Apology, Retrospective Justice on the history of Quaker Boarding Schools and Quaker colleges and institutions collaboration with the healing work of indigenous peoples through NABS

Thee 2024 New Year’s Vision? How dost “Give Thanks?”

Thee 2024 New Year’s Vision? How dost “Give Thanks?”

Thou experiences on A Quaker Christmas? Photo by Jorge Barrios – Own work, Public Domain inspiration by Molly Wingate What can we offer in addition to “Simple buildings, plain pews, unadorned windows, and silence” Friends, as we search for Light outside and within, as we turn to the cold months and expectantly encounter the diverse […]

Historic Golden Rule will be visiting the Philadelphia area

The historic Golden Rule will be visiting the Philadelphia area May 7-13, 2023.In 1958, a crew of anti-nuclear weapons activists including Haddonfield Meeting’s George Willoughby attempted to interpose themselves and the boat between the U.S. government and its atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean.The Golden Rule was boarded twice […]

History of the Religious Society of Friends of Trenton and Vicinity

A transcription of a 776-page document, compiled in 1931 by Friend Elizabeth Satterthwaite, is now available in electronic form thanks to the work of Fredrick L. Millner of Trenton Meeting.  It traces the place of Quakers in the area from arrival of Mahlon Stacey in 1678 through 1931.  The original document is housed at the Trenton […]

Newton Meeting and the Camden County History Alliance

Over the past few years, Newton Meeting has participated in tours and open houses offered by the Camden County History Alliance. Although a small number of people visited the meetinghouse, working with the Alliance has been fruitful in multiple ways: networking, information sharing, and joint projects. The Alliance’s Fall, 2021 magazine includes an article on […]

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