Friends Have Gathered For Over 300 Years
The Burlington Quaker Meeting House
& Center for Conference is an interfaith, day and overnight, multi-use
gathering place for company, educational, community and spiritual events such
as conferences, meetings, classes, retreats, religious services, reunions,
camps, and family occasions such as weddings.
The 1683 property has a 2-story,
1783 Quaker meeting house (a replacement for the 1683 one) and a 3-story, 1995
conference center under one roof.
The facility comprises a
ground-floor hall for 120 people, commercial kitchen, boardroom for 15 people,
and a personal discussion room; a 2-story (with balcony) 1783 meetingroom for
200 people; a 2nd floor 1783 seminar room for 100 people; a 2-floor, 7-room
dormitory of 88 beds as well as bathrooms and showers; and a basement
recreation room. There is also an elevator, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi as well
as free parking on site, on street and in a public lot with 230 spaces.
It is located in historic Burlington City, est. 1677, three blocks from the Delaware River and one block from the Burlington Towne Center RiverLINE rail stop. Although situated along the main street, it is set back from it, buffered by a brick wall, front lawn and covered porch, and nestled in a tranquil 1.58 acre space. The property has tens of trees over 50 feet tall. One, a sycamore, is 19' 2? in diameter.
It is operated by Burlington Meeting
House, Inc., a charitable, non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) IRS