Our History

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Friends Meeting of Washington was incorporated in 1930, but it arose from over a century of other Quaker activity in the Washington DC area.

Here is: A Brief History of the Meetinghouse

You will also find a brief history of the Meeting in our Handbook.

Several publications are available in the FMW Office for people interested in our history:

Seeking the Sense of the Meeting: A History of Friends Meeting of Washington 1972-1992

Anniversary Essays:  Celebrating 75 Years at Friends Meeting of Washington.