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Between 1775 and 1785, Elkanah Babbit built one of the earliest pioneer dwellings in Jefferson Township. Located across the street, the original house, situated between later sections, consisted of a one-story, one-room log structure measuring app…
Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here 1777 and 1779-1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during 19th century.
Pre-Revolutionary Petersburg Forge. Later the site of Alfred T. Ringling Estate. Circus acts auditioned in mansion. Animals and circus equipment often housed in outbuildings.
Oldest and largest known tree of its species in New Jersey. Stands on site of 18th century Mead Farm. Hull, nuts, and bark traditionally used by Indians and Colonists.
A Dutch stone farmhouse built circa 1730 by Fredericks family. One of the first families to settle in this region. Their descendants lived and farmed here through early twentieth century.
Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here 1777, and 1779-1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during the 19th Century.
Built on site of several pre-Revolutionary mills. Joseph Slater purchased present mill in 1861 for factory which processed beaver fur felt for Stetson Hats.
This c.1900 farmstead, with barns, chicken coop, privy, and hand-pumped well, was owned by carpenter Jesse Van Ness, whose family farmed this land since 1713. The farmstead is typical of many others that once thrived in Pequannock.
National Register Landmark-Canal crossed Pompton River on an aqueduct just north of here
Parlaman family, early Dutch Settlers, acquired property 1737. A Parlaman Homestead over 200 years. West section circa 1755. East Section circa 1780. Frame addition circa 1829.
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