Durham Meeting - History Archives
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Information about Durham (NC) Friends Meeting
Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends is an un-programmed meeting established in 1943 by Dr. Elbert Russell and others who began meeting informally on the campus of Duke University in 1937. A brief early history describes these beginnings and subsequent events. Two significant events described are:
- obtaining the property on Alexander Avenue andbuilding the first meetinghouse in the 1950’s, and
- the founding of Carolina Friends School in the 1960’s.