1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

160 County Road 8
Farmington, NY 14425
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As the site of Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends, the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse was a national crucible for major reform movements in the nineteenth century. It stood at the crossroads –symbolically as well as geographically–of activism for African American rights, women’s rights, and Native American rights. While the Meetinghouse undergoes restoration, be sure to check out the events they host around Ontario County and the Finger Lakes as they continue to explore justice and equality.

Ganondagan State Historic Site
Sep 14, 2019

Neil Patterson, a citizen of the Tuscarora Nation, will describe how indigenous peoples have unique relationships with the lands and waters of what is now called New York State. This is a way of... more

Sep 29, 2019

John Calvi, a Quaker, is a teacher, author, and certified massage therapist, in Putney, Vermont. Within the context of Quaker traditions of healing, John will describe his years of work with prison... more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Oct 13, 2019

Eunice White will reenact speeches by abolitionist, suffragist, and civil-rights activist, Sojourner Truth, including her famous “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech. The event is free with paid admission. A... more

Oct 26, 2019

Jane Rhodes will talk on Shadd Cary, the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, one of the first black female lawyers in the United States and an advocate for granting... more

Nov 3, 2019

Curtis W. Book, Bill Goldberg, Tri Pe to present with others to be confirmed. more