Friends Meetinghouse

Friends Meetinghouse (HMWK4)

Location: West Branch, IA 52358 Cedar County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 40.179', W 91° 20.796'

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The Hoover family worshipped in this building along with neighbors and relatives who were members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers as they are often called. West Branch was predominately a Quaker community in the 1850's when this meetinghouse was built in 1857. Silent meetings for worship were held here on First Day and Fourth Day each week. Religion played a strong role in Herbert Hoover's childhood. His family were active participants in the Society of Friends where his mother, Hulda Hoover, was a recorded minister.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 637638 N 4614419
Decimal Degrees41.66965000, -91.34660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 40.179', W 91° 20.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 40' 10.74" N, 91° 20' 47.76" W
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Area Code(s)319
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 N Downey St, West Branch IA 52358, US
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