On June 25, the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse Museum was honored to welcome Christopher Densmore at the opening session of our 2011 open houses. Densmore, Archivist, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore, inspired an audience of more than fifty people with his talk, “Here at Farmington: Quaker Origins of Human Rights.”
Upcoming Open House Dates
July 30–”Farmington: Steps in Austin Steward’s Stride toward Freedom”
David Anderson, Chair, Rochester and Monroe County Freedom Trail Commission.
August 27– “Lucretia Mott, Quakers, and the Early Women’s Rights Movement.”
Carol Faulkner, History Department, Syracuse University.
All Open Houses–with exhibits and tours–are held at Farmington Friends Meeting, 187 County Road 8, 12 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with talks at 2:00 p.m. and refreshments and conversation at 3:30. All talks are sponsored by the New York Council on the Humanities and are free and open to the public.