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Raven Rock Book Project

Thursday, May 10, 2012
By chinnici

Dear Neighbors, Friends and residents of Raven Rock, Delaware Township, NJ are writing a book about their small village.  The short history book will consist of about 150 pages of text and fifty images documenting the wonderful and interesting events that ocurred in Raven Rock since before the Revolutionary War and up to the present... »

Incentives for Preserving Historic Properties

Thursday, July 21, 2011
By Carla Cielo

Do you have an older property that is used for income producing purposes, or can be converted to an income producing purpose?  During this recession, rehabilitation of an existing property may make much more sense than new construction.  But are you aware that Uncle Sam will compensate you for your historically compatible efforts with... »

Scouts Love of History Drives Project

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
By Stuart Wisse
Scout’s Love of History Drives Project

Left to Right Tom Galick, Ray Vandenberg Scout Leaders; Dylan Ladd, Curtis Hill, Nick Brancato, Richard Todd, Todd Veth, Tom Veth Love of History Drives Scout’s Restoration Project Tyler Veth of Rosemont is working toward his Eagle Scout rank in Troop # 124 Stockon. The focus of his project was the restoration of Barber’s Burying... »

Dr. George H. Larison, One of Delaware Twp.s Finest

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
By Marfy Goodspeed

The most recent issue of the Hunterdon Historical Newsletter (Spring 2010), published by the Hunterdon Co. Historical Society, features a long article on the life of George Holcombe Larison, who was born in Delaware Township on January 4, 1831. The list of this mans accomplishments is astonishingly long, one of the earliest being the... »

The Kitchen Mill of Sandbrook

Sunday, June 6, 2010
By Marfy Goodspeed
The Kitchen Mill of Sandbrook

One of Delaware Township's earliest mills was located in Sandbrook. It was built by Henry Kitchen in the 1730s, and run by his son Samuel Kitchen until his death just before the Revolution. »

Rake Cemetery, Final Installment

Saturday, May 29, 2010
By Marfy Goodspeed

The Sad Fate of John Rake Jr., and some Sand Brook residents who were buried elsewhere. »

Rake Cemetery, Part 4

Friday, May 28, 2010
By Marfy Goodspeed

Williamsons in the Rake Cemetery »

Township Historian Publishes Book on Delaware

Friday, February 5, 2010
By Gary Hinesley
Township Historian Publishes Book on Delaware

Township Historian Jim Drummond has published an illustrated history of Delaware Township in the popular Arcadia series. The book was officially released on January 25 this year, and is available at the Sergeantsville Grain and Feed store.  It should also be available at local bookstores, including Farleys in New Hope and others. It can... »

The Rake Cemetery, Part III

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
By Marfy Goodspeed
The Rake Cemetery, Part III

This is a continuation of my recent articles on the Rake Cemetery near Sand Brook. You can read Part I here and Part II here. The Lake Family After all I said earlier about the place being known as the Rake Cemetery, I must here acknowledge that it was known by a different name in the... »

Hunterdon County Historical Alliance to Discuss Historic Bridge Preservation at January 16 Meeting

Saturday, January 9, 2010
By The Editor

This week Marilyn Cummings of the Delaware Township Historical Society and Francis Gavigan of East Amwell Township met with Pete Kinsella, Founder of the Hunterdon County Historical Alliance, to set the agenda for a meeting on January 16 at 9 AM at the Raritan Township Municipal Building to discuss historic bridge preservation in Hunterdon... »

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