Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse

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Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse
PembrokeMA FriendsMeetinghouse.jpg
Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse is located in Massachusetts
Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse
Location Pembroke, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°6′17″N 70°48′18″W / 42.10472°N 70.80500°W / 42.10472; -70.80500Coordinates: 42°6′17″N 70°48′18″W / 42.10472°N 70.80500°W / 42.10472; -70.80500
Built 1706/1833
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

06000786

[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 2006

The Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse is a historic Quaker church at Washington Street and Schoosett Street in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

The meeting house was built in 1706 by Robert Barker with later 19th-century additions. It is one of the oldest Quaker meetinghouses in the United States. This meetinghouse was used by local Quakers from 1706 until 1876 when the meetinghouse was closed and its members transferred to meetings in either Sandwich or New Bedford. Today the Meetinghouse is owned by the Pembroke Historical Society and has seen occasional use by area Quakers.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse". Commonwealth of Massachustts. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 

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HABS photo, 1934