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1861, April 12
First guns are fired in Civil War at Union installation at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, over question of southern states' right to secede from the Union.
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NEW JERSEY - Monmouth County - Historic Districts

Allaire Village
(added 1974 - Monmouth County - #74001174)
Also known as Howell Works;Monmouth Furnace
3 mi. SE of Farmingdale on NJ 524 , Farmingdale
(3300 acres, 5 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Allaire,J.P.
Significant Year: 1750, 1831
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: State
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Allenhurst Residential Historic District
(added 2010 - Monmouth County - #10000353)
Roughly bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Main St, Cedar Ave, Hume St, and Elberon Ave , Allenhurst
(1150 acres, 412 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Arend, Ernest A.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Allentown Historic District
(added 1982 - Monmouth County - #82003284)
Also known as Allens Town;Borough of Allentown;See Also:Cafferty Grist Mil
N. and S. Main Sts. , Allentown
(170 acres, 219 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al, Bower,John
Architectural Style: Georgian, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Education, Invention, Architecture, Military, Industry, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Camp Evans Historic District
(added 2002 - Monmouth County - #02000274)
Also known as Camp Evams Signal Laboratory
2201 Marconi Rd. (Wall Township) , New Bedford
(550 acres, 32 buildings, 18 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: White, JG, Engineering Corporation, Rowland,John T. & et al.
Historic Person: Marconi, Guglielmo
Significant Year: 1914, 1946
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Communications, Engineering, Invention, Military
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Social
Historic Sub-function: College, Communications Facility, Meeting Hall, Military Facility, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
(added 1980 - Monmouth County - #80002505)
Also known as Fort Hancock
NJ 36 , Fort Hancock and vicinity
(45840 acres, 144 buildings, 33 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Engineering, Military, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State , Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Military Facility
Current Function: Defense, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Military Facility, Park

Imlaystown Historic District
(added 1985 - Monmouth County - #85000032)
Also known as See also:Salter's Mill
Roughly Imlaystown-Davis Station Rd., and Imlaystown-Red Valley Rd. , Upper Freehold Township
(510 acres, 29 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal , Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Jersey Homesteads Historic District
(added 1983 - Monmouth County - #83004053)
Also known as Roosevelt Borough
All that area within the corporate boundaries of the Borough of Roosevelt , Roosevelt
(12440 acres, 162 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Dept. of Interior, Kastner,Alfred
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Historic Person: Shahn,Ben
Significant Year: 1933, 1938
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Art, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Middletown Village Historic District
(added 1974 - Monmouth County - #74001177)
Also known as Kings Highway Historic District
Irregular pattern---both sides of Kings Highway, S and W of NJ 35 , Middletown
(800 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Military, Exploration/Settlement, Religion
Period of Significance: 1650-1699
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Monmouth Battlefield
(added 1966 - Monmouth County - #66000467)
Also known as Monmouth Battlefield State Park
NW of Freehold on NJ 522, W of Rte. 9 , Freehold
(14500 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Navesink Historic District
(added 1975 - Monmouth County - #75001148)
Also known as See Also: Navesink Light Station NHL
Roughly triangular area including both sides of Monmouth Ave. and Locust Ave. to junction with Hillside and Grand Aves. , Navesink
(350 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Navesink Light Station
(added 2006 - Monmouth County - #06000237)
Also known as Twin Lights Historic Site
100 Government-Lighthouse Rd. , Highlands
(27 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Lighthouse Board, Lederle, Joseph
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association District
(added 1976 - Monmouth County - #76001170)
Bounded by Fletcher Lake, NJ 71, Lake Wesley, and the Ocean , Ocean Grove
(2200 acres, 747 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling

Shrewsbury Historic District
(added 1978 - Monmouth County - #78001779)
Also known as See Also:Allen House
Broad and Sycamore Sts. , Shrewsbury
(850 acres, 47 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Tinton Falls Historic District
(added 1977 - Monmouth County - #77000888)
Also known as See Also:Old Mill at Tinton Falls
Irregular pattern along Tinton and Sycamore Aves. , Tinton Falls
(400 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Morris,Lewis
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Industry, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Matapeas, Tawapung, Seapeckne
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Walnford
(added 1976 - Monmouth County - #76001167)
Also known as Walnford Historic District;Waln's Mill
S of Allentown off CR 539 , Allentown
(500 acres, 16 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Water Witch Club Historic District
(added 2004 - Monmouth County - #04000147)
Also known as Monmouth Hills
Roughly bounded by NJ 36, Water Wich Dr., Sea View Terrace, Park Way, Windlass Path and Serpentine Dr. , Middletown Township
(500 acres, 23 buildings, 28 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Shingle Style
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic, Single Dwelling




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