Site of the "Poor Farm" which operated until the late 1930's. Indigent men resided here and received room and board in exchange for working on the surrounding land.
Records beginning around 1838 indicate that the poor were managed by overseers . . . — — Map (db m179121) HM
Daniel Sebring bought this land in 1711, and operated a tavern here by 1738. In 1769, it became the first overnight stage stop along the Old York Road
between NY and Philadelphia. — — Map (db m16739) HM
In 1688, George Keith, Surveyor General, established The Boundary of East and West Jersey. Beginning at Little Egg Harbor, The line extended to the South Branch of the Raritan River. Today it remains the boundary between Raritan Township and . . . — — Map (db m35674) HM
Before 1813 a 16' X 16' schoolhoouse stood here. Rebuilt in 1840, it served until 1872 when a new building which has housed the town's fire company since 1954 was erected on this site. — — Map (db m35673) HM