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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Dec 10 2018

Murder at the Case-Dvoor Farmstead — Part 1


In this blog post, we’ll tell you all about the tannery operating on the property. Next time, we’ll recount the events of the murder which occurred in the farmhouse basement.

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Nov 07 2018

New Vendors, History Programs Cap
Busy Sunday Farmers’ Market


Our Farmers’ Market season may be winding down — only two weeks left! — but we have quite a bit going on this Sunday

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Oct 10 2018

Early Map of Case-Dvoor Farm Property Discovered


An 1847 map offers a closer look at the Case-Dvoor Farmstead.

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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 14 2017

Milk Shortage Caused by Famous Trial Sends Dvoor Brothers West


You might not expect two New Jersey farmers visiting the Midwest to get chased down by reporters for “a good story,” but that’s exactly what happened to George and Jacob Dvoor in the winter of 1935.

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May 18 2016

Join Us for Our Next Farmers’ Market


Visit our Farmers’ Market this Sunday for great local food, live music and a tour of the historic Dvoor farm house.

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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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