The Brick Academy

The Brick Academy (HMC09)

Location: Bernards, NJ 07920 Somerset County
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N 40° 42.395', W 74° 33'

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This building was erected in 1809 by Rev. Robert Finley to house a classical school founded by him in 1797. Statesmen, professional men, and business leaders were among its graduates. The academy served as a public school from 1853 to 1903. Owned by A.O.U.W. 1904-25 Jr. O.U.A.M. 1925-48. Became Township Hall 1924. Purchased by Township of Bernards 1948.
HM NumberHMC09
Year Placed1950
Placed ByBasking Ridge Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 538013 N 4506283
Decimal Degrees40.70658333, -74.55000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.395', W 74° 33'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 23.70" N, 74° 33' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)908, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-25 County Rd 624, Bernards NJ 07920, US
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