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Quaker Friends Meetinghouse

Spring Hill Rd., East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA
+1 508-398-3773
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Magic Meeting House Hidden in the Woods

Almost two hundred years ago, my Quaker ancestors travelled by boat and wagon from Nantucket to... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
ClaudiusIV
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Visit Living History on Cape Cod

Quaker Meeting House is a little hard to find. Stick with it--you'll be pleased you did. Oldest... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
William H
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Brookfield
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22 Oct 2016
“Magic Meeting House Hidden in the Woods”
21 Apr 2016
“Visit Living History on Cape Cod”
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Spring Hill Rd., East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA
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+1 508-398-3773
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Almost two hundred years ago, my Quaker ancestors travelled by boat and wagon from Nantucket to attend meetings here. This was my first visit and the strength and quiet beauty of the building touched me. I was not there for meeting on Sunday but arrived...More

Thank ClaudiusIV
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Quaker Meeting House is a little hard to find. Stick with it--you'll be pleased you did. Oldest continuous Meeting House in North America. Very lovely setting with peaceful grave yard in the back. Visit on Sunday and take part in a Quaker Meeting waiting in...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Recommended. As one of us was born and raised as a Quaker, this was in interesting stop for us. We found what all peoples find in the presence of these simple meeting houses: simplicity, unpretentiousness, and an air of openness, suggesting how those who believe...More

Thank RoverTreks
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I just had to come here as I visit Quaker meeting houses where ever I go. The old meeting houses are the best as one feels you have stepped into history and there are familiar colonial names everywhere. This is a place to stop by...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is the first time that I have seen headstones about the size of a brick with only numbers on them. Each is listed in the Friends written records but, the person buried wishes only to be remembered as insignificant. The facinating history of the...More

Thank Margo M
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Visited this as I am a descendant of John Wing, father of Stephen, Daniel and John Wing - all of whom were either Quaker members or sympathizers. The former two appear to have been members of the first Quaker meeting, and John may not have...More

2  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This is the old meeting - actually a prepartory meeting at this point. One of three on Cape Cod, the others are in Falmouth and Yarmouth. Before the construction of Route 6, they may have had a meeting near a boulder right in path of...More

1  Thank grumpy_east_sandwich
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Sheiladhoyer
5 August 2016|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
It's possible I could open up around mid day. I have a morning meeting and Dr. appt at 3. In between could work. Feel free to contact me at 203 313 4438. Bill Holcombe
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LenapeLady
10 June 2016|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
Meeting for Worship takes place every Sunday at 10 am. We enter in silence and settle in for an hour. All are welcome.
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