Friends Meetinghouse (Jamestown, Rhode Island)
Conanicut Friends Meeting House
|Location||Jamestown, Rhode Island|
|Part of||Windmill Hill Historic District (#73000276)|
|NRHP Reference #||73000276|
|Added to NRHP||March 7, 1973|
|Designated CP||October 2, 1978|
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.
Front view of Friends Meeting House with Jamestown Windmill in background
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- 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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