New York State Women's History

1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

160 County Road 8
Farmington NY 14425


Category: Underground Railroad, Abolition & Religious Movements, Women's Rights and Heritage

Description: This building stands as a cradle of human rights where movements and people pioneering social justice for African Americans, women, and Native Americans challenged the past and inspired the future.It is now in the process of restoration, as part of the Farmington Quaker Crossroads Historic District.

Our Story: All out of proportion to their numbers, people affiliated with the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse changed America. Believing deeply that "all men and women are created equal," they challenged the country to implement ideals of equality and respect for African Americans, Native Americans, and women. Come and see the place where Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Seneca leaders, and many other reformers debated the future of the country and the world.

1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

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