World Quaker Day – Oct 6

We come together to celebrate the long significance of Quakers in this world and the many gifts shared throughout history. This year we will celebrate after worship with a short film called Petty's Island.  This film is part of a Precious Places oral history project telling stories of our communities. Funded by Philadelphia's Scribe Video … Continue reading World Quaker Day – Oct 6

Newton Friends & Camden County History Month – Oct 20

Tour Newton Friends Meeting House and learn about Camden's Quaker origins on October 20th as part of Camden County History Month! The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2019. Thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with … Continue reading Newton Friends & Camden County History Month – Oct 20

Rocky Wilson honored with 2019 Camden County MLK Freedom Medal

Article excerpt from camdencounty.com: Rocky Wilson is a poet, performance artist, and teacher who lives near the Delaware River in Camden. He has a Master’s Degree in Dance Education from Temple, and has studied creative writing at both Penn State and Rutgers University. In 1992, the 100th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s death, Rocky performed his own … Continue reading Rocky Wilson honored with 2019 Camden County MLK Freedom Medal