Category Archives: National Register of Historic Places

Blackwell’s Mills

Last Sunday, the 2nd, was the day of the Somerset CBC (Christmas Bird Count). My team’s territory runs from Blackwell’s Mills up through Hillsborough and to Manville. We’ve been doing this territory for 15 years (although I have missed a … Continue reading

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For Veterans Day: Jackson Quigley

Arney’s Mount is the highest point in Burlington County. It also boasts an old Quaker meeting house that is still in use today. Attached to the meeting house is a cemetery, which includes the grave of Jackson Quigley, who died … Continue reading

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Waln’s Mill Stencil

Beck wrote a particularly elegaic piece about Walnford in Monmouth County. His piece evokes a nostalgia for older and simpler times. The interpretive signage now posted in the buildings at Walnford tells a somewhat different and less romantic story about … Continue reading

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Rockingham Path

Henry Charlton Beck visited Rockingham, but the house in which George Washington resided at the end of the Revolutionary War has moved several times since Beck wrote about it in Fare to Midlands (aka The Jersey Midlands). At present it … Continue reading

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