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

Melick Home

 
 
Melick Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenna Galley, August 18, 2014
1. Melick Home Marker
Inscription. Built in 1751 by Johannes Moelick, a German farmer and tanner. Made famous by Andrew D. Mellick's "Story of an Old Farm".
 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 41.451′ N, 74° 38.923′ W. Marker is in Bedminster Township, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Old Dutch Road East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedminster NJ 07921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); African Burying Ground (approx. half a mile away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Natirar" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bedminster War Memorials (approx. 0.7 miles away); Far Hills Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peapack-Gladstone Lime Kiln Park (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
View along Old Dutch Road image. Click for full size.
By Jenna Galley, August 18, 2014
2. View along Old Dutch Road
View with house in the background image. Click for full size.
By Jenna Galley, August 18, 2014
3. View with house in the background
Title page of Mellick's 1889 work. image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 21, 2014
4. Title page of Mellick's 1889 work.
From the local history collection of the Somerset County Library System.
Photograph of home appearing in "Story of an Old Farm" image. Click for full size.
By Percy Moran, unknown
5. Photograph of home appearing in "Story of an Old Farm"
From the local history collection of the Somerset County Library System.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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