Centre Meeting and Schoolhouse

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Center Meeting and Schoolhouse
CentreFriendsMeetingInterior.jpg
Center Meeting interior, January 2008
Centre Meeting and Schoolhouse is located in Delaware
Centre Meeting and Schoolhouse
Location Center Meeting Rd., Centerville, Delaware
Coordinates 39°49′13″N 75°35′58″W / 39.82028°N 75.59944°W / 39.82028; -75.59944Coordinates: 39°49′13″N 75°35′58″W / 39.82028°N 75.59944°W / 39.82028; -75.59944
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1796
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 71000224[1]
Added to NRHP December 16, 1971

Center Meeting and Schoolhouse, also known as Center Meeting of Religious Society of Friends, is a historic Quaker meeting house and school located on Center Meeting Road in Centerville, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1796 and is rectangular brick building with pitched roof and brick chimney at either end. Sheds are attached to the east and west sides. The school house was built by the Friends for their children and those of the community. It is square with a pitched roof and a lunette in the gable toward the west.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Eleanor M. Webster (August 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Center Meeting and Schoolhouse". National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-04-20. 

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