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

Pluckemin School House

1912

 
 
Pluckemin School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
1. Pluckemin School House Marker
Inscription. The Pluckemin School house was constructed in 1912 as a two-story four-room school. It cost approximately $5,000 and was designed by Peter C. Van Nuys of Somerville and was built by John Gulick of Lamington. it was used as a school house until 1958 when the Bedminster School was enlarged. It was subsequently used by Bedminster Township for various municipal uses until 1993 when it was leased to the Somerset Art Association later the Center for Contemporary Art. In 1982 the structure was listed on the National Register of Historic places as part of the Pluckemin Village Historic District.
 
Erected 2018 by Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Bedminster Township.
 
Location. 40° 38.776′ N, 74° 38.616′ W. Marker is in Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Burnt Mills Road (County Route 620) 0.2 miles west of U.S. Route 206 (U.S. 206), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Center for Contemporary Art, a non-profit 501c3 organization whose mission is to provide a vibrant, contemporary cultural center through arts education, exhibitions and community outreach that will inspire creativity and enhance people's lives. Their website
Historic Marker and Pluckemin School image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
2. Historic Marker and Pluckemin School
is ccabedminster.org. The building is owned by Bedminster Township. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921, Bedminster NJ 07921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Park (approx. half a mile away); General Highway Administration 1893-1993 (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedminster.
 
More about this marker. The marker was funded through the Somerset County Historic Preservation Grant Program administered by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission.
 
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Pluckemin School House image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
3. Pluckemin School House
Pluckemin School House image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
4. Pluckemin School House
Rear
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By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
5. Pluckemin School House Park
Pluckemin School House image. Click for full size.
By Thomas R. D'Amico, May 23, 2018
6. Pluckemin School House
Front
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2018, by Thomas R. D'Amico of Somerville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 23, 2018, by Thomas R. D'Amico of Somerville, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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