Dec 07 2017

Building the Volendam Windmill
in Holland Township


Recently, Hunterdon Land Trust preserved 127 acres of the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Farm in Holland Township to ensure it would remain farmland for generations to come. This farm is also the site of the Volendam Windmill Museum, and although it’s not part of the preservation deal, the windmill and its construction is quite an interesting story, and serves as another example of our county’s rich cultural heritage. We thought you’d enjoy learning more about it.   

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Oct 03 2017

HLT Celebrates 21st Anniversary


Hunterdon Land Trust turns 21 this week.

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Jul 05 2017

Learn About Local History
At Our July 9th Farmers’ Market


Find all your favorite local foods and celebrate History Day at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market this Sunday.

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Jul 04 2017

Looking Back: The Rediscovery of the Tuccamirgan Pipe — Part 2


Johan Philip Kaes (later Anglicized to Kase and then Case) had purchased 374 acres from the sons of William Penn, and settled along the Walnut Brook on what is now the Hunterdon Land Trust’s Case-Dvoor Farmstead.

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Jun 28 2017

Looking Back: The Rediscovery of the Tuccamirgan, Johan Philip Case Pipe


In the mid-1730s, Johan Philip Case arrived in the Flemington area from Germany, purchasing and farming the land that is now home to the Hunterdon Land Trust. Case was able to settle here thanks to the help of the chief of a local Native American village, Tuccamirgan. The two became great friends, and to honor that bond, the chief one day gave Case a pipe.

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Jun 21 2017

Looking Back: When the Miners Rioted in Flemington


History happened here at the Case-Dvoor Farmstead: Read about the Flemington copper mining riot of 1861.

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Jun 22 2016

History/Geology Talk Among Highlights
Of Our Next Farmers’ Market


Here’s a preview of what’s happening at this week’s Farmers’ Market!

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Mar 17 2016

Meet the Previous Owners and Inhabitants of ‘The Farm’ in Kingwood


Before its preservation, the church property in Kingwood was owned by journalist William Lindsay White and later by the United Reformed Church in Somerville.

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Mar 16 2016

HLT Preserves Farm That Was Haven To WWII Orphan and Church Retreat


By the time the four-year-old girl arrived at the Kingwood farm in 1941, she had faced more horrors than most people endure in a lifetime.

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Nov 11 2015

Traces of the Davis Family at the Historic Dvoor Farm


Otis and Elizabeth Davis lived on the Case/Dvoor Farm nearly 40 years, running the largest dairy operation in Raritan Township and building the bank barn.

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