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Camden in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camden

 
 
Camden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Camden Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1783 on the tract “Brecknock” by Daniel Mifflin and settled largely by Quakers. Once called Piccadilly and Mifflins Cross Roads. Incorporated 1852, it was a center of anti-slavery sentiment. Several homes were by tradition stops on the Underground Railroad.
 
Erected 1971 by Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. (Marker Number KC-41.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
 
Location. 39° 6.81′ N, 75° 32.251′ W. Marker is in Camden, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 13 and E. Camden-Wyoming Ave. (Delaware Route 10) on U.S. 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden Wyoming DE 19934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Camden (approx. ¼ mile away); Gov. George Truitt Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Morning Star Institutional Church of God in Christ, Inc.
Camden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Camden Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Caesar Rodney (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Silent Witness (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Whatcoat Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camden Friends Meeting (approx. half a mile away); John Hunn (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jun. 30, 2022