Quaker Springs, New York

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Quaker Springs is a hamlet in Saratoga County. The zip code is 12871. Quaker Springs is between NY-32 Route 4. Quaker Springs United Methodist Church is located in the hamlet.[1] An anti-slavery society was based in Quaker Springs and several possible participants in the underground railroad were in Quaker Springs.[2] The name Quaker Springs came from a type of mineral spring located in the area.[3] The area including Quaker Springs was involved in Revolutionary War positions.[4]

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  1. ^ "Quaker Springs United Methodist Church". qsumc.com. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  2. ^ The Underground Railroad in the Adirondack Region by Tom Calarco
  3. ^ History of Saratoga County, New York: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers by Nathaniel Bartlett Sylvester, Everts & Ensign, 1878 Saratoga County (N.Y.) 514 pages page 271
  4. ^ New York State Historical Association (1913). Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association with the Quarterly Journal: 2nd-21st Annual Meeting with a List of New Members 12. The Association. p. 315. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 

Coordinates: 43°02′22″N 73°38′34″W / 43.03944°N 73.64278°W / 43.03944; -73.64278