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Basking Ridge Historic District
(added 1994 - Somerset County - #94000817)
Also known as Basking Ridge;See Also:Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge;
Roughly, along N. and S. Finley Aves., N. and S. Maple Aves. and Lewis Craig and Oak Sts., Bernards Township , Basking Ridge
(1517 acres, 166 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kirkpatrick, Thomas, Kirk, William
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture, Community Planning And Development, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Hotel, Professional, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Professional, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Blawenburg Historic District
(added 1990 - Somerset County - #88000632)
Also known as See Also:Reformed Dutch Church of Blawenburg
Georgetown--Franklin Tpk./CR 588, Great Rd./CR 601, and Mountain View Rd. , Blawenburg
(3360 acres, 46 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , State , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion

Bridgepoint Historic District
(added 1975 - Somerset County - #75001161)
N of Rocky Hill off U.S. 206 , Rocky Hill
(2250 acres, 9 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Georgian, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Clover Hill Historic District
(added 1980 - Somerset County - #80002492)
Also known as Clover Hill
Amwell and Wertsville-Clover Hill Rds. , Montgomery
(256 acres, 21 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Delaware and Raritan Canal
(added 1973 - Somerset County - #73001105)
Follows the Delaware River to Trenton, then E to New Brunswick , Somerville
(0 acres, 20 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

East Millstone Historic District
(added 1983 - Somerset County - #83001613)
Amwell Rd. and Delaware & Raritan Canal , East Millstone
(620 acres, 109 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Franklin Corners Historic District
(added 1975 - Somerset County - #75001159)
N of Bernardsville on Hardscrabble and Childs Rds. and U.S. 202 , Bernardsville
(470 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Education, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Griggstown Historic District
(added 1984 - Somerset County - #84002798)
Roughly Canal Rd. from Old Georgetown Rd. to Ten Mile Run , Griggstown
(8610 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Transportation, Industry, Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Kennedy--Martin--Stelle Farmstead
(added 2004 - Somerset County - #03000868)
450 King George Rd. , Bernards Township (Basking Ridge)
(44 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architectural Style: Colonial
Historic Person: Kennedy, Samuel, Rev
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Kingston Mill Historic District
(added 1986 - Somerset County - #86000707)
Roughly bounded by Herrontown, River, Princeton-Kingston Rds., and lots W of Princeton Twp. , Franklin
(490 acres, 16 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Colonial, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Greenland,HEnry
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Engineering, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Kingston Village Historic District
(added 1990 - Somerset County - #89002163)
Also known as Kingstown
Roughly NJ 27 from Raymond Rd. to Delaware & Raritan Canal, Church St., Laurel Ave., Heathcote Brook Rd., & Academy St. , Kingston
(560 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Colonial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1700-1749
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Kingston Village Historic District
(added 1990 - Somerset County - #89002163)
Also known as Kingstown
Roughly NJ 27 from Raymond Rd. to Delaware & Raritan Canal, Church St., Laurel Ave., Heathcote Brook Rd., & Academy St. , Kingston
(560 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Colonial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1700-1749
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Lamington Historic District
(added 1984 - Somerset County - #84002802)
Lamington, Black River, Rattlesnake Bridge, and Cowperthwaite Rds. , Lamington
(840 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Liberty Corner Historic District
(added 1991 - Somerset County - #91001477)
Also known as Liberty Corner
Roughly, jct. of Church St. and Valley and Lyons Rds., and area W and SW, Bernards Township , Liberty Corner
(1423 acres, 82 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Goltra,James A.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Middlebush Village Historic District
(added 2007 - Somerset County - #07000354)
Amwell Rd., S. Middlebush Rd., Railroad Ave., Olcott St., and Debow St. , Franklin
( acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Religious Structure, Restaurant, School, Single Dwelling

Millstone Historic District
(added 1976 - Somerset County - #76001188)
Amwell and River Rds. , Millstone
(800 acres, 58 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Millstone Valley Agricultural District
(added 1977 - Somerset County - #77000907)
S of Millstone on River Rd. , Millstone
(5730 acres, 28 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage

Neshanic Historic District
(added 1979 - Somerset County - #79001519)
Also known as See Also:Neshanic Mills
Amwell and Zion Rds , Neshanic
(1070 acres, 23 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Neshanic Mills
(added 1978 - Somerset County - #78001797)
Main Rd. and Mill Lane , Neshanic
(50 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Transportation, Work In Progress

Olcott Avenue Histrict District
(added 2009 - Somerset County - #09000940)
Portions of Olcott, Childsworth, and Highview Avenues, and Church St. , Bernardsville Borough
(280 acres, 56 buildings, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Post, George B., et al.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Domestic, Education, Religion, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Civic, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic, Education, Religion, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Pluckemin Village Historic District
(added 1982 - Somerset County - #82003303)
US 206 and Burnt Mills Rd. , Bedminster
(435 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Pottersville Village Historic District
(added 1990 - Somerset County - #90001475)
Also known as Potter's Mills;Pottersville
Properties fronting on Black River, Pottersville, McCann Mill and Hacklebarney Rds. and Fairmount Rd. E and Hill St. , Pottersville
(850 acres, 44 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Commerce, Exploration/Settlement, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Rural American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Processing, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

River Road Historic Rural District
(added 1991 - Somerset County - #91000256)
Also known as Millstone River
Millstone River Rd. from Hillsborough Rd. to Van Horne Rd., Hillsborough and Montgomery Townships , Griggstown
(5900 acres, 53 buildings, 15 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Federal, Colonial
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Road-Related, School, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Cemetery, Pedestrian Related, Single Dwelling

Rocky Hill Historic District
(added 1982 - Somerset County - #82003304)
Washington, Montgomery, and Princeton Aves. , Rocky Hill
(1760 acres, 133 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: American,Industrial
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Six Mile Run Historic District
(added 1995 - Somerset County - #95001191)
Also known as See Also:Delaware and Raritan Canal and bridgetender's house
Roughly bounded by Grouse Rd., Amwell Rd., Bennetts Ln., NJ 27, Bunker Hill Rd. and the Millstone R. , Franklin Park
(64450 acres, 149 buildings, 44 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Early Republic, Colonial
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

South Branch Historic District
(added 1977 - Somerset County - #77000908)
SW of Raritan , Raritan
(300 acres, 24 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Washington Park Historic District
(added 1987 - Somerset County - #87000603)
Roughly bounded by Green Brook Rd., Grove Ave., E. Front St., and Geraud Ave. , North Plainfield
(1000 acres, 145 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Smith,Charles H.
Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Second Empire, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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