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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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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