Cincinnati Monthly Meeting (Hamilton County)
(FUM ~ Wilmington Yearly Meeting)
8075 Keller Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243
- 1811 ~ Cincinnati Friends begin meeting for worship in their homes.
- 1813 ~ Christopher Anthony, a "minister with credentials" arrives in Cincinnati from Virginia. He organizes the meeting. The first log meetinghouse is built at Fifth Street between Central and John Streets.
- 1828 ~ The Hicksite Separation was particularly difficult in Cincinnati.
- 1840 ~ a second meetinghouse was built to accommodate the two separate groups.
- 1868 ~ A new meetinghouse was built at Eighth and Mound Streets.
- 1930 ~ The meeting moves to Eden Avenue in Corryville.
- 1963 ~ The present meetinghouse was built in Indian Hill.
Some noted Quakers who belonged to this meeting: Achilles Pugh (Publisher of "The Philanthropist" and Anti-Slavery Activist), Levi Coffin (President of the Underground Railroad), Murray Shipley (founder of the Children's Home in Oakley), and Dr. William Townsend, who taught for 50 years at the Miami Medical College (now the University of Cincinnati).