Evesham Friends Meeting House

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Evesham Friends Meeting House
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Evesham Friends Meeting House is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Evesham Friends Meeting House
Evesham Friends Meeting House is located in New Jersey
Evesham Friends Meeting House
Evesham Friends Meeting House is located in the US
Evesham Friends Meeting House
Location Moorestown-Mt. Laurel and Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Roads. (Evesboro Road), Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey
Coordinates 39°56′5″N 74°53′32″W / 39.93472°N 74.89222°W / 39.93472; -74.89222Coordinates: 39°56′5″N 74°53′32″W / 39.93472°N 74.89222°W / 39.93472; -74.89222
Area 3.9 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1760
Architectural style Quaker architecture
NRHP Reference # 82003268[1]
Added to NRHP April 22, 1982

Evesham Friends Meeting House is a historic Quaker meeting house at Moorestown-Mt. Laurel and Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Roads (Evesboro Road) in Mount Laurel, Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.

The meeting house was built in 1760 from local sandstone and expanded in 1798. It is the second oldest extent Quaker meeting house in Burlington County. The original meeting house on the site was built in 1698 behind the current building. A movable partition divides the older, eastern section from the newer section. During the Orthodox-Hicksite split, adherents of the Orthodox view met in the older section, while the Hicksites met in the newer section.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Evesham Friends Meeting House, HABS NJ-31" (PDF). Library of Congress. Historic American Buildings Survey. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 

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