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Video of the 200th anniversary year kick-off!

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2016 Programs & Events

MAY 21 SATURDAY 1:00 P.M. Fatzinger Hall, Waterloo Library and Historical Society, 31 E Williams St, Waterloo BULLIS a play about Macedon native and Quaker John Lapham Bullis, who enlisted in the Civil War, led black troops and later led … Continue reading

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Video Testimony

In this 3 minute video, volunteers explain why they support the meetinghouse project.

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Programs, 2014

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Video of $10,000 check presentation

Here is a 3 minute video of the November 10, 2013 check presentation from the  Preservation League of New York. http://youtu.be/PczHE6z8dio

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Summer Gatherings, 2013

•July 20. “King of the Underground Railroad.” Meet Rev. Jermain Loguen, a.k.a. Robert Djed Snead, who was born in slavery and kept the main Underground Railroad station in Syracuse. Farmington Friends Meetinghouse, 187 County Road 8, Farmington, 2:00 p.m. Co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Summer Programs, 2012

Sponsored with a grant from  the New York Council on the Humanities Saturday, May 19 No Freedom Shrieker Letters to Macedon from a Civil War Soldier  Katie Aldridge, author, No Freedom Shrieker Location: Macedon Academy, 1185 Macedon Center Rd, Macedon … Continue reading

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Moving the Meetinghouse–Nov. 9

If you see a large old Quaker Meetinghouse being moved sedately across a field and road in Farmington, New York, don’t be alarmed. Saved from demolition by a group of concerned citizens five years ago, the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse … Continue reading

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Group works to save 1816 Farmington building

JAMES GOODMAN · STAFF WRITER · MAY 24, 2009 This article originally ran in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Passers-by might not realize the importance of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, which now looks like a barn hit by a … Continue reading

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Judith Wellman and Helen Kirker meet with Farmington Town Board

Hi Friends–Last night, Helen and I gave a update about our project to the Farmington Town Board. We were very pleased at their kind reception and very appreciative of all their patience over the past three years. We gave the … Continue reading

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