Dedicated to the study, preservation, and publication of material relating to the history of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Founded in Philadelphia in 1873, Friends Historical Association has become an organization that is international in membership and interests, and that anyone, Friend or not, is invited to join. 



Mark your calendars now! Our annual meeting will take place November 9, 2019, likely in the Philadelphia area with specifics still being nailed down.

We are excited for you to join us.

In the meantime, want to check out our past events?

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Quaker Quotes

Starting with World Quaker Day (October 7th), we are spending the next year spotlighting notable Quakers through provocative quotes.

We’ll archive the collection here along with bios and more information.


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Membership in the Friends Historical Association is open to all who are interested in Quaker heritage.

To learn more about who we are and what we offer, just click the link below.

We would love to have you join us.

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