AAA Editor Notes
Free Quaker Meeting House is at 500 Arch St. at jct. 5th St. within Independence National Historical Park. Built in 1783, the building served as a meeting and worship house for the 30 to 50 men and women, including Betsy Ross, who had been disowned by the Quakers for going against their principle of pacifism and supporting the Colonial militia. Displays detail Quaker history, including their role in the American Revolution.
A guide dressed in 18th-century Quaker attire is available to answer questions and share information about Quaker religious beliefs and the revolution.
Guided tours are available.