Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting
CampMeetingBwS.JPG
Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting entrance, November 2009
Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting is located in Pennsylvania
Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting
Location 119 Beaver Valley Rd., Chadds Ford, Concord Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°51′04″N 75°32′50″W / 39.85111°N 75.54722°W / 39.85111; -75.54722Coordinates: 39°51′04″N 75°32′50″W / 39.85111°N 75.54722°W / 39.85111; -75.54722
Area 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Built c. 1884
Built by Wise, John; et al.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 95000132[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1995

Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting is a historic camp meeting and national historic district located at Concord Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 76 contributing buildings near Chadds Ford village. The buildings are in a vernacular camp meeting style of architecture. The centerpiece of the community are the Tabernacle, built about 1884, and Pavilion, also dated to the 1880s. Most of the contributing buildings are cottages, built after the turn of the 20th century.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Robert J. Wise, Jr. (October 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Brandywine Summit Camp Meeting" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-16. 

External links[edit]