Friends Meetinghouse (Jamestown, Rhode Island)

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Friends Meetinghouse
Jamestown Rhode Island Friends Meeting House.jpg
Conanicut Friends Meeting House
Friends Meetinghouse (Jamestown, Rhode Island) is located in Rhode Island
Friends Meetinghouse (Jamestown, Rhode Island)
Location Jamestown, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°30′52″N 71°22′31″W / 41.51444°N 71.37528°W / 41.51444; -71.37528Coordinates: 41°30′52″N 71°22′31″W / 41.51444°N 71.37528°W / 41.51444; -71.37528
Built 1786
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
Part of Windmill Hill Historic District (#73000276)
NRHP Reference # 73000276[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 7, 1973
Designated CP October 2, 1978

The Conanicut Friends Meetinghouse is a historic Quaker meeting house at the junction of North Road and Weeden Lane in Jamestown, Rhode Island.[2]

The structure was built in 1786 to replace the original meeting house destroyed by the British after they occupied Conanicut Island in 1776. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, and is included in the Windmill Hill Historic District. It is still used for religious services during the summer.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ Harold Wickliffe Rose. The Colonial Houses of Worship in America. New York: Hastings House, Publishers, 1963, p. 419. “273 Conanicut Friends Meeting House (1786) Conanicut Island, Jamestown County, Rhode Island”

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