FHA Virtual Lecture – “William Penn: Enigmatic Quaker, Founding Father” by J. William Frost

Join the Friends Historical Association in celebrating the 400th anniversary of George Fox’s birth with a focus on his contemporary, arguably the second most important leader in the early Quaker movement: William Penn. Events include an in-person tour of Pennsbury Manor on May 19 and a virtual lecture by J. . . . (Click here to read more) “FHA Virtual Lecture – “William Penn: Enigmatic Quaker, Founding Father” by J. William Frost”

Event: “The New History of Quakerism” Tomorrow with Ben Pink Dandelion and Robynne Rogers Healey

The Libraries and Quaker Studies at Haverford College is hosting a free Quaker history zoom panel on Wednesday, February 7th at 12:00pm EST. 

The way that we understand the history of the Society of Friends today is very different from the way that we understood it one hundred–or even ten–years ago. . . . (Click here to read more) “Event: “The New History of Quakerism” Tomorrow with Ben Pink Dandelion and Robynne Rogers Healey”

Online Event: “Assimilate or Be Exterminated” by David Raymond

“Assimilate or Be Exterminated”
Presented by David Raymond (Mi’kmaw descendant)
December 4, 2023, 7pm Eastern Time

David Raymond, a Quaker from Ottawa, will be giving a talk titled “Assimilate or Be Exterminated” this coming Monday, December 4th. David used the CFHA transcription of the Genessee Yearly Meeting minutes and other CFHA resources in his research. . . . (Click here to read more) “Online Event: “Assimilate or Be Exterminated” by David Raymond”

Upcoming Event: An Introduction to the History of Quakers in Canada

Winnipeg Monthly Meeting is hosting an online religious education event open to everyone on the history of Quakers in Canada. The event will be facilitated by Elaine Bishop on Thursday, November 30th.

Some quiz questions for an Introduction to the History of Quakers in Canada:

  1. Who were the earliest Quakers in Nova Scotia?
. . . (Click here to read more) “Upcoming Event: An Introduction to the History of Quakers in Canada”

Event: Join the London & Middlesex Branch for The Society of Friends (Quakers) Settlement in Coldstream Talk

The London & Middlesex Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is hosting an upcoming presentation tomorrow by Dave Zavitz on the history of Coldstream Friends. Join them this Saturday, January 7th, at 10am eastern time. This is a hybrid presentation, so you can register to attend over Zoom, or in person if you’re in the London, ON, area. . . . (Click here to read more) “Event: Join the London & Middlesex Branch for The Society of Friends (Quakers) Settlement in Coldstream Talk”

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Invitation to a CFHA Threshing Session

Reimagining the Future of CFHA

The new Executive Committee of the Canadian Friends Historical Association invites all interested parties to participate in a broad ranging session to help determine the future direction of CFHA. Rob Leverty, the Executive Director of the Ontario Historical Society, who has considerable experience with organizations like ours, will be present to help facilitate the discussion, and provide information. . . . (Click here to read more) “Invitation to a CFHA Threshing Session”

CQHA Online Interpretative Approaches Sessions: October 2022

CFHA is pleased to share information regarding the following event.


Please join the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists (CQHA) on three days in October for a set of virtual sessions foregrounding expanded approaches to the study of Quaker history and culture. . . . (Click here to read more) “CQHA Online Interpretative Approaches Sessions: October 2022”