High Breeze Farm
High Breeze was the last farm on Wawayanda Mountain. The main house dates back to 1828. From 1860 to 1986, the 160 acre farm was home to four generations of the Barrett family. The farm never had plumbing, central heat, or telephone service, and until 1986 Luther J. Barrett operated High Breeze almost as a time capsule of 19th century farming. The State of New Jersey purchased the property in 1981 and added it to Wawayanda State Park.
Erected by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Location. 41° 13.085′ N, 74° 25.09′ W. Marker is in Highland Lakes, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Barrett Road 0.8 miles east of Route 94 (New Jersey Route 94), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 195 Barrett Rd,, Highland Lakes NJ 07422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange County (approx. one mile away in New York); New Milford (approx.
Also see . . .
1. High Breeze Farm - Vernon Historical Society. (Submitted on March 24, 2015, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
2. NRHP Application. (Submitted on March 24, 2015, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2015, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on March 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2015, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.