“Love is the hardest lesson
- William Penn
- In 1946 John E. Eshelman compiled a detailed history of
Quakers in Berks County, 1718 - early 1900's.
It is based on some extensive research on the topic. While
written in modern American English, it
does present dates in the traditional Quaker fashion. The
document here includes some photographs of places identified in
- In 1972 Janet E. Norton wrote a A Short History of Reading
Monthly Meeting. She updated it in
1995, and it brings some of the Meeting's history up to date.
1975 Janet Norton wrote a A Short History of the Maidencreek Monthly Meeting. While there is no longer a separate
Maidencreek Meeting, the Maidencreek meetinghouse continues to play an active
role in the life of Reading Monthly Meeting.
Maidencreek Meetinghouse today
of Maidencreek Meetinghouse at
Caln Quarter web site