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
Camden Friends Meetinghouse is located in USA
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
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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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