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Camden Friends Meetinghouse

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]

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 the US
Camden Friends Meetinghouse
LocationCommerce St., Camden, Delaware
Coordinates39°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
Area0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built1805
Built byHunn, Jonathan; Hunn, Patience
NRHP reference #73000485[1]
Added to NRHPApril 03, 1973

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.

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  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". National Park Service. and Accompanying four photos

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