Photos by Susan Maxfield

A Meetinghouse in Maine

Quaker Ridge Meetinghouse sign I often have sat silently in the historic Quaker Ridge Meeting House in Casco, Maine, and given thanks that my ancestors settled here long ago, before Maine became a state in 1820. The meetinghouse, which was built in 1814, is the only one I know that is plain on one side of the interior and modernized🔒

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Betsy Maxfield Crofts is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting. She works as a birth doula, supporting couples during childbirth. She serves as a trustee of the Quaker Ridge Meeting House Fund. For more information, visit Quakerridgemeetinghouse.tumblr.com.

Posted in: August 2014, Features
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