from Karen Campbell's blog:  Quaker Genealogy in Southwest Ohio, Aug. 23, 2005
 Below: Early photo of Fairfield Friends Meetinghouse


Built in1822-23. Remodeled in the 1890s.
 

Photograph above taken in 1982.
 
 
Old Fairfield Meetinghouse
Highland County, Ohio
(Between New Vienna and Leesburg, Ohio)
 
Fairfield Monthly Meetinghouse
is located near Leesburg, Ohio (Highland Coutny).
Fairfield Monthly Meeting was set off from Miami Monthly Meeting in Waynesville
by authority of Redstone Quarterly Meeting, Pa.
 
SUPERIOR MEETINGS:
Redstone Quarterly Meeting until 1809/03/06
Miami Quarterly Meeting 1809/05/13-1814/11/12
Fairfield Quarterly Meeting after 1815/02/04

ESTABLISHED:
Voluntary 1803
Indulged Meeting of Miami Monthly Meeting 1804/05/10
Meeting for Worship, Preparative & Monthly Meeting 1807/09/07
Preparative set off as Leesburg Monthly Meeting 1916/07/29
Fairfield Monthly Meeting continued only at Highland after 1920/07/31
when Oak Grove Meeting was laid down (name changed to Highland 1961)
 
Leesburg Monthly Meeting Friends still gather occasionally for special events at the old Fairfield meetinghouse.
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