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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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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Sep 12 2018

Dark Side of the Sourlands Talk,
Petting Zoo at Farmers’ Market


Stop by the Dvoor Farm for all your favorite local foods, a special free talk on the Dark Side of the Sourland Mountains, the Bivona Farm petting zoo, yoga, live music and more!

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Jul 02 2018

Don’t Miss History Day at Our Next Farmers’ Market


Celebrate local history at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market this Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine St. in Raritan Township. HLT’s History Day will feature tours and a visit by local historical organizations. We’re also celebrating the return of Sweet Valley Farms to our market.

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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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