Collings-Knight House

Camden County History Tour

Collings-Knight House

Camden, New Jersey 08103, United States

Created By: individual

Point of Interest Details

500 Collings Avenue, Collingswood

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In 1824, Edward Zane Collings undertook the construction of a house for himself and his widowed sister, Rebecca Knight, on farmland north of Newton Creek that he had inherited from his father in 1820. The property had been passed down from his great-grandfather, Robert Zane, an original settler and member of the 1682 Newton Colony. He enagaged the services of local carpenter John Ireland with a design that imitated early Federal style farmhouses.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Camden County History Tour


 

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