How and when did
more Quakers get to
the North Carolina colony?
Many Quakers traveled in family groups in 1660s - 1750s from the Pennsylvania area to parts of Piedmont North Carolina
The purple triangles represent the first Quaker worship groups.
Find the three recognized Quaker Meeting locations in North Carolina
Below is another map showing movement (Great Philadelphia Wagon Road) of Quakers from Pennsylvania to Piedmont North Carolina.
During 1751, Quaker Minister Abigail Overman Pike and Rachel Wells Wright traveled to Perquimans County, NC to attend the Quarterly Meeting at Little River, in hopes of gaining permission to establish a new monthly meeting in Cane Creek. Permission was granted and the first Monthly Meeting was held on October 7, 1751.