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Old Quaker Meetinghouse

New York, New York
County of Queens.
South side of Northern Boulevard
National Register Number: 67000015
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Friends Meeting House.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 24, 1967):
Only surviving example in New York of a typical 17th-century ecclesiastical frame building. Proportions and framing system are prime examples of the survival of medieval techniques. Used continuously as a meeting house since 1696, except for a period of use as a prison and hospital by the British during the Revolution.


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