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As an institution, Four Quarters exists to hold the Land open for your Spiritual use, and as a practical Center for understanding and adapting to the emerging global Age of Limits.

Four Quarters is Land owned by a non-profit and now perpetually set aside from the cycles and vagaries of private control. Of this we are truly proud.

We who live here, and our Member Volunteers, are happy to answer your questions, assist in your visit, and hopefully, earn your respect and support. All of us began with our own first visit to Four Quarters. We want your visit to be a new beginning too!

 Contacting Four Quarters

Four Quarters is always open, 365 days a year. For first time visits a call ahead is appreciated, but not necessary. Our office is staffed from 9 am through 6 pm, with extended hours during scheduled events. But we are country people and our lifeways do take us out on the Land unexpectedly. If your call goes unanswered, try again in an hour. We will be sure to pick up.           
               That's...    814-784-3080      9 in the morning to 6 in the evening
We try to answer email query's the day we receive them, but there may be a few days delay during event weekends. If timely information is needed, please do call us!
               Our central email address is:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visiting Four Quarters

Four Quarters is almost always open for day visits and over night camping. We really do encourage you to drop by, see the Land and especially experience the Stone Circle. If we have a free moment we will be happy to give you a tour.  We have a No Pet Policy, please do not bring your pets to visit.  Thank you for understanding.

Exceptions are our major fundraising events, when registration for the event is required. Our Events Schedule Page will give you full particulars. Or give us a call with your questions.

 We are located in the Allegheany foothills just a mile from the Pennsylvania - Maryland state lines, 100 miles North West of Baltimore, MD and Washington DC. Three miles North of Exit 68 on Interstate 68.
    Google "Four Quarters InterFaith" and their map will take you to our front door.
            That's...
                       Four Quarters InterFaith
                       190 Walker Lane
                       Artemas PA 17211
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    Safe Journeys and Our Best Wishes
    Four Quarters

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Local Shopping and Supplies

     The BelleGrove Exxon     301-478-2828
Located just off Exit 68 of I-68 at the corner with US40. A grocery, cafe/diner, gas and diesel. The owners, Robin and Sue Jay, have always been very supportive of Four Quarters, we encourage you to stop in for a visit. Our members love it! 3 miles.

     The RoadKill Cafe & Snider's Grocery     814-784-3257
Excellent cafe food, pizza and small cabins to rent. Gas, propane and diesel. Some groceries. Try the pie. 2 miles.

Local Lodging

     Town Hill Bed & Breakfast 301-478-2794 
A beautiful 100 year old B+B, 3 miles from Four Quarters.

     Buck Valley Ranch 717-294-3759
Our friends Leon and Nadine operate this B+B in a nice old farmhouse with riding stables, just 1 mile from Four Quarters. It's where we get the horse compost for our garden.

Sleep Inn & Suites in Clear Spring, MD 301-842-0290 
15 minutes from Hancock. New hotel with complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, jacuzzi and gym as well as microwaves and refrigerators in each room.


Lodging in Hancock MD

    Super 8 Hancock 301-678-6101
Plain vanilla, reasonably priced. A 15-minute drive.
    Hancock Budget Motel 301-678-7351
Comparable to the Comfort Inn.
    Hancock Hotel 301-678-6108
A little more upscale, AAA rated.
     And more hotels than we can count in Breezewood, PA and Cumberland MD.

City Style Shopping

     Hancock MD is by no means a city, but you will find larger stores. Pittman's Supermarket is on Pennsylvania Avenue, heading North from the light. Save-a-Lot, Sporting and Camping Supplies, the Laundromat and Pittman's Drugs are all on West Main Street. A 15 minute drive.
     Cumberland MD is a large city and even has a WalMart, gee! Take Interstate 68 through Cumberland and get off at the La Vale exits to shop till you drop. A 30 minute drive.
     Berkeley Springs WV is right across the river from Hancock and has quite the hip little shopping district. Crafts, clothing, Artists, health foods and even a New Age shop. Give it a visit! A 20 minute drive.

Air, Bus and Rail Transportation
Public Transportation has its limits in the mountains, but there are some choices.

     International Airports at Baltimore International; Dulles International and Washington National. All about a 2 hour drive.
     US Airways flies daily into Hagerstown Regional airport, 45 miles East of Four Quarters near Hagerstown Maryland on I-81 and I-70. See  for US Airways Flight Schedule. Car rental and taxi available from the airport.
     Greyhound Bus Terminal Hagerstown Maryland, located behind the McDonald's on Sharpsburg Pike. Really!
     AMTRAK Service to Cumberland Maryland. A spectacular ride on the rails.

     Taxi and Rental Car Service from Cumberland MD. About a 25 minute drive.
     Yellow Cab 301-722-4050
     Morgan Taxi 301-722-2800

     Enterprise Rental Car
     10218 MOUNT SAVAGE ROAD NW
     CUMBERLAND, MD 21502- 4922
     (301) 722-0700

Hospitals
     Located in Berkeley Springs WV, Cumberland MD and Bedford PA.
     Ambulance Call 911
First response from Little Orleans or transport from Flintstone MD.

PA State Police
     Bedford PA Barracks  814-623-6133