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Video of $10,000 check presentation

Here is a 3 minute video of the November 10, 2013 check presentation from the  Preservation League of New York. http://youtu.be/PczHE6z8dio

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Summer Gatherings, 2013

•July 20. “King of the Underground Railroad.” Meet Rev. Jermain Loguen, a.k.a. Robert Djed Snead, who was born in slavery and kept the main Underground Railroad station in Syracuse. Farmington Friends Meetinghouse, 187 County Road 8, Farmington, 2:00 p.m. Co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Summer Programs, 2012

Sponsored with a grant from  the New York Council on the Humanities Saturday, May 19 No Freedom Shrieker Letters to Macedon from a Civil War Soldier  Katie Aldridge, author, No Freedom Shrieker Location: Macedon Academy, 1185 Macedon Center Rd, Macedon … Continue reading

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Moving the Meetinghouse–Nov. 9

If you see a large old Quaker Meetinghouse being moved sedately across a field and road in Farmington, New York, don’t be alarmed. Saved from demolition by a group of concerned citizens five years ago, the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse … Continue reading

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Group works to save 1816 Farmington building

JAMES GOODMAN · STAFF WRITER · MAY 24, 2009 This article originally ran in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Passers-by might not realize the importance of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, which now looks like a barn hit by a … Continue reading

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Judith Wellman and Helen Kirker meet with Farmington Town Board

Hi Friends–Last night, Helen and I gave a update about our project to the Farmington Town Board. We were very pleased at their kind reception and very appreciative of all their patience over the past three years. We gave the … Continue reading

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a Trustee’s Report to the Macedon Library Board

The First Minutes of the Town of Macedon, dated 1823, have made the transition from the finder, Sally Millick, to Judy Gravino and the Town Board, to the Bullis Room Committee at the MPL, and to the specialist who will … Continue reading

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News article: Where it stands: Farmington Quaker meetinghouse

Judy Wellman and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Foundation are still pushing forward in hopes that one day, the historic Farmington Quaker meetinghouse on County Road 8 in Farmington will be restored, preserved and moved across the street. Slowly and steadily, … Continue reading

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Public Lands Management Act Signed by President Obama

Please see information about the passage of the Public Lands Management Act. This included the National Women’s Rights History Project Act, which will help identify women’s rights historic sites all over the country and will also set up a women’s … Continue reading

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Letter from Genesee Meeting of Friends printed in National Anti-Slavery Review Aug. 21, 1845

Hello Friends–In case you do not already have this 1845 letter from Friends of Genesee Yearly Meeting, I pass it on. Charles Lenhart discovered and transcribed this from the National Anti-Slavery Standard. It gives a sense of the developing rift … Continue reading

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