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Pitman, Gloucester County
The Pitman Grove camp was organized in 1871 in the manner of other
Methodist camps — a central auditorium surrounded by tents
and cottages tightly packed. In Pitman, the auditorium, built in 1871,
is the hub of a camp with about 160 cottages arranged in a radial plan.
is really a pavilon — the latice work sections can be removed when
the auditorium is in use.
Many of the cottages are used year-round today, and most
have been well-maintained.