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Fallen Salem Oak. Photo by essica Waddington.

The Mighty Salem Oak

Remembering a tree that has seen much Lenape and Quaker history over its 600‐year lifespan.

Jessica Waddington is a member of Salem (N.J.) Meeting. She grew up across the street from the historic Salem Oak and Friends Burial Ground, where many of her relatives are buried. She now lives in Cherry Hill, N.J., with her husband, Adam Ross, and their dog, Luna. Mary Julia Street is milestones editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Remembrance, September 2019
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My Favorite Non‐Quaker Quaker, Remembering John C. Bogle

Perhaps his favorite quote was: “I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I […]

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist, member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Remembrance
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