Tag Archives: historic preservation

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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Jul 22 2015

Farm Ownership Changed Hands
Multiple Times in Post-Civil War Era


We continue our history of the Case-Dvoor Farm property by looking at the land in the post-Civil War era.

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Jun 24 2015

The Case Family Leaves the Farm


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.

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Jun 10 2015

Building The Stone Farm House


(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.)

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May 20 2015

Philip Case Tannery Business Prospered Despite Tragedies


We continue our story of the history on the Case-Dvoor Farm by looking at Philip Case’s tannery business.

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May 04 2015

‘Frolics’ on the Case Farm


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.

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Apr 15 2015

The Case Family: 18th Century Farming in Flemington (2)


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.

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Dec 29 2014

‘Mystery’ Building at Dvoor Farm to Become Rustic Classroom


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.

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Feb 28 2014

The Case Family: Pioneer Settlers of Flemington


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.

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Dec 19 2012

Protect the places you love….and get Pepper a Treat!


Protect the places you love….and get Pepper a Treat!

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!)

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