A Look Back in History: Xenia Friends Meeting

A Look Back in History: Xenia Friends Meeting

By Betty Johnson Since our founding in 1905, Xenia Friends has been cognizant and mindful of the Quaker testimonies known collectively as SPICES–Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Service/Sustainability. The first building on High Street was built...
A Look Back in History: Ada Chapel

A Look Back in History: Ada Chapel

Ada Chapel began in 1888 as a mission in East Wilmington. At that time, East Wilmington was the impoverished side of town, and Quaker school-teacher Lizzie Harvey was concerned about the well-being of her students who lived there. She began holding gospel meetings in...
Eli Harvey House

Eli Harvey House

One of the few remaining Quaker settler brick houses in Clinton County is the 1830 Eli Harvey house on Lebanon Road in the Springfield Meeting community, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Eli Harvey (1803-1872) was a very small child when he...
Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Did you know that Cincinnati Friends Meeting made a documentary about Quakers in 2015? Or that our very own Donne Hayden wrote the film? This documentary tells the stories of lesser-known Friends from southwest Ohio whose faiths led them to do impactful things that...