Quaker Meeting House

Quaker Meeting House: Bench Under StairsQuaker Meeting House: Bench Under Stairs

Bench pictures: Where Grace and Sarah Douglass, African-American mother & daughter, were forced to sit. Sarah and Angelina, in protest of the separate seating, sat with Grace and Sarah under the stairs.

360° View of Meeting Room

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Balcony: Teenager members sat here, separated by gender

Benches facing the rest of congregation: Elders and ministers sat here

Above the benches for the elders you will see the ceiling is rounded: This is called area is a sounding board, helps the sound travel so that the speaker could be heard better.