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18 May 2000:  The Old Kennett Meetinghouse:  "celebrating 300 years of religious freedom."
"It was in the graveyard here that some of the first shots in the Battle of the Brandywine were fired [on September 11, 1777, during the Revolutionary War]. The women's Meeting was in session that day and took some note of the noise outside. The minutes say:
'But a few Friends met by Reason of the Army Passing along at the time of Meeting but the few That met after a time of sitting together adjourned the Meeting to the 18th of this Month.'" From Quaker Roots, published by the Western Quarterly Meeting.