Directions to our Meetinghouse


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Frankford neighborhood, as in many parts of Philadelphia, has many one way streets and streets that end suddenly.  Rather than limit your selection of ways to travel to our Meetinghouse, I have included the many of the directions submitted by our members along with some of their comments.

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From Roosevelt Blvd and Whitaker

From Cheltenham Township

From City Line Ave

Very precise directions from NE Philadelphia

From Oxford Circle on the Blvd

In case you live around the corner

Another way to get there from North on the Boulevard

From the passenger's perspective

From Cottman and Frankford Aves


From West of Roosevelt Blvd. below Whitaker:  North on Roosevelt Blvd. 
(Rt. 1).  Go past Friend's Hospital and Oakland Cemetery.  *Turn right onto Adams Avenue (stay in the left lane).  Go across Castor Ave.  At the stop sign, turn left onto Orthodox Street.  Frankford Meeting is about 1/2 mile on the right at the corner of Penn & Orthodox Streets. Back to top.

From City Line Ave:  City Line Avenue North.  Follow signs for Roosevelt Blvd. Stay toward left lanes, as these change quickly.  Take bridge overpass/over the river to Roosevelt.  Stay on Roosevelt Blvd. to Adams Avenue - Stay in right lane for exit after Friends Hospital.  Bear to right as you take Adams Ave. (*See the directions above.)  Back to top.

From Oxford Circle and Roosevelt Blvd. using the "keep it simple, sugar" principle:
From Oxford Circle go south on Oxford Ave. (by McDonalds) past Frankford High School.  Turn right at Leiper (south again) and go to Orthodox Street. Turn left, cross Penn, gate immediately on right.
Oxford Circle is reached from north or south on Rt. 1, Roosevelt Blvd.)
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Another way to get there from North on the Boulevard I usually come south on Roosevelt Boulevard to Bridge Street, make a left on Bridge, make a right at Castor Avenue (1st light), left on Wakeling Street, right on Large Street, left onto Orthodox Street.  I probably go this way because I like some of the houses I see along the way after I come off the Boulevard.  Back to top.

From Cottman and Frankford AvesFrom Cottman Ave, I take Frankford Ave south until I hit (I believe )"Sellers". Turn right onto Sellers.  From Sellers, I turn right onto Penn, and a final right on Orthodox. I hope this is helpful. Back to top.

From Cheltenham Township We take Townshipline Rd./Cottman Ave. to Oxford Ave. at 5 Points.  Turn right on Oxford Ave., around the Oxford Circle at Roosevelt Blvd., and proceed on Oxford Ave.  Go past Frankford High School and take a right on Leiper St.  Take a left on Orthodox St. to the Meetinghouse.
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Very precise directions from NE Philadelphia:  In response to your request I composed the travel route from Tacony-Mayfair area of NE Philadelphia to Frankford Meeting House at Penn and Orthodox Streets. From the landmark Cottman route 73 and Frankford Ave. route 13, go south along Frankford Ave. about 3 miles past the Margaret-Orthodox Elevated train station then go further south along Frankford Ave. about several blocks to Sellers Street, then turn west in a right turn for a few blocks at the corner of Smedley School, this is Penn Street,  turn north for 2 short blocks, Frankford Friends School is on the right, the Meetinghouse is in front of the school on Orthodox Street.  Back to top.

In case you live around the corner:  I just go down Foulkrod to Leiper over to Orthodox, or I go over to Adams, down to Orthodox and down.  Back to top.

From the passenger's perspective:  I get in the car and sit next to you.  When you smile at me, I smile back.  I go whatever way you feel like driving and I watch the people and I hope the driveway to the meetinghouse is not blocked. 
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