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July 30 Open house Photos

Here are a few photos of our lovely Open House and groundbreaking ceremony this weekend. Special thanks to Austin Steward, reincarnated by Dr. David Anderson, and to representatives from the Town of Farmington (Peter Ingalsbe, Deputy Supervisor; Tim Mickelson, Supervisor; and Michelle … Continue reading

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Christopher Densmore Open House

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 … Continue reading

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The Stabilization Project Makes Great Progress

Have you ever experienced something miraculous yet inevitable, like the opening of a bud into flower? We have. So, at the end of a busy and exciting year, we are not at all surprised at the amazing things that have … Continue reading

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Farmington-Scipio Regional Meeting of Friends Provide $1500 grant

We have officially received, with grateful hearts, the $1500 grant from Farmington-Scipio Regional Meeting of Friends to develop an interpretive program for the Farmington Quaker Crossroads Historic District. Stay tuned! We are writing a grant proposal to the National Trust … Continue reading

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NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation awards matching grant to Elizabeth Cady Stanton Foundation

Hello Friends– We are so pleased—absolutely delighted—to announce that the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Foundation, through NYS’s Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, has received a grant of $330,000 from New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund for this project. Now, … Continue reading

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Office of Cultural Education grants provisional charter for 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

Thanks to help from Alaine Espenscheid, we have now received our provisional certification (renewable after five years) for the new not-for-profit corporation called the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. See the attachment to Alaine’s note (below) for our official letter. Alaine … Continue reading

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Matching grant from NY State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

Contributed by Christopher Densmore, Curator Friends Historical Library Hello Friends Check out this excellent news from Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, through Fran and Gail Caracillo—$330,000 from our Environmental Protection Fund application from last year for the Meetinghouse! … Continue reading

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Anonymous gift, fund raising, and National Register nomination for Alasa Farms

Hello Friends– 1. Fund-raising for Phase I–Stabilization and Enclosure: Yesterday, we received wonderful, fantabulous news! An anonymous donor is giving $10,000 toward our match for the $47,000 we received last year from the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom, to … Continue reading

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