Monthly Archives: January 2019

Jan 30 2019

HLT Passes 9,500 Total Preserved Acres Milestone with Latest Project


Ninety-eight acres of mostly pristine, verdant forest untouched by churning plow or digging backhoe, and undisturbed by hungry deer . . . in New Jersey?

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Jan 16 2019

Exploring the Site of the Former Copper Mines on the Dvoor Farm


Partially hidden beneath the fallen branches, dried leaves and detritus near the Walnut Brook that courses through the Dvoor Farm lies a gold mine of information about the land’s history in the mid 1800s.

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Jan 02 2019

Murder on the Case-Dvoor Farmstead — Part 2


Oct. 7, 1803 doesn’t look particularly noteworthy if one peruses the entry for Philip Case’s day book on that date. But it was that particular Friday that two slaves on the property got into a series of arguments that had deadly consequences.

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