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Through the generosity of Newport resident Ron Fleming, and the assitance of the Newport Garden Club and NHS volunteers, daffodils were planted on the small hill on the grounds of the Great Friends Meeting House. The newly restored Meeting House looks splendid this spring!
Project Budget: $15,000 Raised to Date: $0 Now that the necessary repairs to the exterior of the Great Friends Meeting House have been made, we are reluctant to reinstall the old chicken-wire window protectors. New storm windows, and some additional cosmetic work, are needed.
“In the late 17th century the idea of religious freedom was an alien idea not only around the world but here in the North American too. In Massachusetts they were hanging people for the high crime of being Quakers. “… rare circumstances led to the …