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Hillsborough in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas P. Huff Farmstead

 
 
Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, June 19, 2017
1. Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Marker
Inscription. Constructed circa 1870, the Thomas P. Huff House exemplifies the Victorian era Tuscan Villa style. The site also includes a circa 1800 three-bay Dutch Barn, 1870 corn crib and other agricultural buildings. The farmstead historically operated as a grain and dairy producing farm that also raised livestock. It is representative of an evolving 19th and early 20th century farmstead that embodies changing agricultural practices.
 
Erected 2017 by Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Location. 40° 28.728′ N, 74° 45.188′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Wertsville Road 0 miles east of Montgomery Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 94 Werstville Road, Hillsborough NJ 08844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hillsborough Will Never Forget (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Province Line (approx. 1.7 miles away); Neshanic Reformed Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Poor Farm (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wertsville (approx.
Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, June 18, 2017
2. Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Marker
3.1 miles away); Old York Road (approx. 3.2 miles away); John Hart's Cave (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Province Line (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This historic marker was installed as part of the rehabilitation of Somerset County Bridge B0404 by the Somerset County Department of Public Works - Engineering Division.
 
Categories. AgricultureArchitecture
 
Thomas P. Huff Farmstead House image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, June 19, 2017
3. Thomas P. Huff Farmstead House
Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Dutch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, June 19, 2017
4. Thomas P. Huff Farmstead Dutch Barn
County Bridge B0404 image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, June 18, 2017
5. County Bridge B0404
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2017, by Thomas R. D'Amico of Somerville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2017, by Thomas R. D'Amico of Somerville, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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