The New Meeting House in Washington

The New Meeting House in Washington Volume 20, No. 1 Spring Number, 1931 Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association THE NEW MEETING HOUSE IN WASHINGTON At the request of the Editor the"following Bulletin by our fellow member and Director, the architect (of the firm of Price and Walton, planning and building the meeting house. An letter was written for the Walter F. Price, who was Philadelphia) in charge of account of the meeting of dedication, First Month fourth, 1931, appeared in The Friend (Phila.), 1 mo. 8, 1931, and in the Friends' Intelligencer, 1 mo. 10, 1931.--Editor. To the Editor : In accordance with thy wish I am writing to relate various facts concerning the building of the new meeting house in Washington, District of Columbia. first one was the interest that Mrs. Hoover and Mrs. Charles D. Several causes brought about the building of the house. The (Mary Vaux) Walcott took in the recently built Westtown meeting house. From Mrs. Walcott I learned, early in 1930, that there was a real need for a dignified and conservative meeting in Washington, to which all who wished to worship in the Friendly way could resort,--a place similar to that provided by the meeting at Atlantic City. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association Friends Historical Association

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Volume 20, No. 1 Spring Number, 1931 Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association THE NEW MEETING HOUSE IN WASHINGTON At the request of the Editor the"following Bulletin by our fellow member and Director, the architect (of the firm of Price and Walton, planning and building the meeting house. An letter was written for the Walter F. Price, who was Philadelphia) in charge of account of the meeting of dedication, First Month fourth, 1931, appeared in The Friend (Phila.), 1 mo. 8, 1931, and in the Friends' Intelligencer, 1 mo. 10, 1931.--Editor. To the Editor : In accordance with thy wish I am writing to relate various facts concerning the building of the new meeting house in Washington, District of Columbia. first one was the interest that Mrs. Hoover and Mrs. Charles D. Several causes brought about the building of the house. The (Mary Vaux) Walcott took in the recently built Westtown meeting house. From Mrs. Walcott I learned, early in 1930, that there was a real need for a dignified and conservative meeting in Washington, to which all who wished to worship in the Friendly way could resort,--a place similar to that provided by the meeting at Atlantic City.

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Published: Apr 4, 1931

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