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Campgrounds Minister's House

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The Minister's House, erected circa 1870, is the largest dwelling on the original campgrounds and is a fine example of Victorian architecture. Two additions were made: a kitchen in 1887 and a bedroom wing in 1987.

Preaching was done in the Tabernacle, which was in the center of the grounds, around which Wesley, Fletcher, and Abbot Avenues emanated in a circular fashion, like spokes in a wheel. The auditorium had a seating capacity of 500. Straw was placed on the room's dirt floor to keep the dust to a minimum.

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