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Burlington Friends
Burlington, Burlington County

Until 18__, this meetinghouse alternated with the one in Philadelphia as the site of the Friends annual meeting. It was erected in 1784; the congregation was organized in 1682, about the time the town was founded. It sits in the very center of town, although it is setback behind a brick wall, and so today seems less of a force than it did 200 years ago. A substantial addition has been erected at the rear, and I suspect the porch is not original. There is an old burial grounds behind the building.




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