Camden Historic District

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Camden Historic District
Camden DE HD Whatcoat church.JPG
Whatcoat Church on the right
Camden Historic District is located in Delaware
Camden Historic District
Camden Historic District is located in the United States
Camden Historic District
LocationBoth sides of Camden-Wyoming Ave. and Main St., Camden, Delaware
Coordinates39°06′49″N 75°32′34″W / 39.11361°N 75.54278°W / 39.11361; -75.54278Coordinates: 39°06′49″N 75°32′34″W / 39.11361°N 75.54278°W / 39.11361; -75.54278
Area31.6 acres (12.8 ha)
Built1780 (1780)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Italianate, Georgian
NRHP reference #74000595[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 17, 1974

Camden Historic District is a national historic district located at Camden, Kent County, Delaware. It encompasses 65 contributing buildings in the crossroads community of Camden. At least 18 of the contributing buildings date between 1780 and 1820, with the remainder dated to the 19th century. Notable buildings include the Greek Revival style "Spruce Acres", Georgian style Mifflin House, the 1856 Whatcoat Methodist Church, Amity Lodge Building, Gov. George Truitt House, and a number of Italianate style dwellings.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Vincent P. Rogers and Madeline Dunn (August 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Camden Historic District". National Park Service. and Accompanying 12 photos

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