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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.
We continue our history of the Case-Dvoor Farm property by looking at the land in the post-Civil War era.
If you happened to drive past the historic Case-Dvoor Farm property in the mid-1800s, you would have quite a different view from what you’re accustomed to now.
(We continue our history on the Dvoor Farm by taking a closer look at the construction of the stone farm house that now serves as the headquarters of the Hunterdon Land Trust. If you missed our last blog on Case’s tannery business, please go here.)
We continue our story of the history on the Case-Dvoor Farm by looking at Philip Case’s tannery business.
Chances are if you lived in Hunterdon County in the late 1700s, you would attend several “frolics” a year. Frolics were a social custom at that time.
We continue our story about the historic Case-Dvoor farmstead with a look at Philip Case, son of the first Case family member to settle in Flemington.
Many times when Catherine Suttle walked up the gravel driveway at the Hunterdon Land Trust’s Dvoor Farm headquarters, she wondered about the old white wagon shed on the property.
Step back in time and discover the history of the Case-Dvoor Farm Property. In the first part of our story, Johan Philip Kaes (Case) arrives from Germany and befriends Delaware Chief Tuccamirgan.
Now is the best time to make a donation to the Hunterdon Land Trust. If your gift is received by Friday, December 21st the impact of your gift will be doubled thanks to The Stover Foundation’s “Early Bird” $5,000 match challenge!
Your gift will work twice as hard to protect the farms, forests and fields of Hunterdon County, and for each gift we get we’ll give Pepper a treat (and let her know it’s from you!)