Camden Friends Meetinghouse

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Camden Friends Meetinghouse
Camden Friends Meetinghouse, East Camden-Wyoming Avenue, Camden (Kent County, Delaware).jpg
Camden Friends Meetinghouse, HABS Photo, 1936
Camden Friends Meetinghouse is located in Delaware
Camden Friends Meetinghouse
Location Commerce St., Camden, Delaware
Coordinates 39°6′52″N 75°32′54″W / 39.11444°N 75.54833°W / 39.11444; -75.54833Coordinates: 39°6′52″N 75°32′54″W / 39.11444°N 75.54833°W / 39.11444; -75.54833
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1805
Built by Hunn, Jonathan; Hunn, Patience
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000485[1]
Added to NRHP April 03, 1973

Camden Friends Meetinghouse is a historic Quaker meeting house located on Commerce Street in Camden, Kent County, Delaware. It was built in 1805, and is a two-story, gambrel-roofed, brick building. The roof is punctuated by two shed roofed dormers. The second floor housed a school that operated from 1805 to 1882.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

The Meetinghouse's cemetery contains the remains of noted abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor John Hunn and his son, Delaware Governor John Hunn.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Vincent Rogers (July 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Camden Friends Meetinghouse" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying four photos

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