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Dec 10, 2022

American Quakers' meeting house

Quaker whaling families who had been edged out of Nantucket, USA, built themselves a meeting house in Milford Haven in 1811. It's still used by Quakers today, and you can now read its fascinating story on your smartphone ...

by scanning the HistoryPoints QR codes on the perimeter wall in Priory Road. Among the settlers buried outside the meeting house was Timothy Folger, captain of whaling ships and one of the leaders of the Milford Haven settlers. The poet Waldo Williams attended meetings there after the Second World War. Our information about the meeting house is also available by clicking here