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This building served as a school from 1837 to 1871 on Old Franklin School Road. It was used as a variable storage shed on Locust Grove Road until 1977, when it was moved here and restored. Its structural frame and windows remain original to the bu…
Known as Everitts Mills by 1759, then Everittstown by 1816. A post office served the town from 1848 until 1912, also a blacksmith shop, stores, a tailor, the grist and oil mill, plus the old tavern.
Named for Rockhill family who lived here on 846 acres as early as 1731. Original stone arch bridge built c1867 by H. Johnson. Reconstructed 2013/
Known Historically as Taylor Farm.Typical Federal addition to older structure.Circa 1810
Originally called Everitts Mill, the village once comprised of a mill, post office, schoolhouse, tavern, blacksmiths shop, tailor shop, two storehouses, and approximately 25 dwellings situated on the Nishisakawick Creek. Founded in 1759.
Chartered June 30, 1896Charter surrendered 1988Original building built in 1898 on land owned by H.K. Wright. Grange founded for purpose of cooperative buying to lower costs for farmers.
Commissioner General Moore Furman supervised bakery near here for George Washington's troops. Later he built this stone inn in 1800. Building renovated in 2001.
The Capoolong Creek Trail is on the former Pittstown 3.9 mile trail branch of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. This rail line connected Pittstown to the Lehigh Valley main line located at Landsdown. During the 1890s, this important rail line service su…
John RockhillHunterdon County's first physician1743
For over 40 years August Knispel, lifelong Franklin resident and farmer, served the Township, Hunterdon County and his dairy profession in positions of leadership. From 1964-97, he sat on Franklin's Township Committee and was Mayor eleven times. I…