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

Camden

 
 
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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.)
 
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.
 
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); Morning Star Institutional Church of God in Christ, Inc. (approx. 0.3 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); Brecknock (approx. 0.6 miles away); East Dover Hundred (approx. 0.7 miles away); Star Hill A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRSettlements & Settlers
 
Camden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Camden Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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