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Fair Hill Burial Ground

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Overview Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Dates: 1705-[ongoing]

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  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania X
  • Names: Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) X
  • Names: Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) X