Ailsa Farms

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Ailsa Farms
Ailsa Farms Hobart Manor.jpg
Hobart Manor (Haledon Hall), the centerpiece of the former Ailsa Farms estate, seen in December, 2011.
Ailsa Farms is located in Passaic County, New Jersey
Ailsa Farms
Location 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°56′37″N 74°11′50″W / 40.94361°N 74.19722°W / 40.94361; -74.19722Coordinates: 40°56′37″N 74°11′50″W / 40.94361°N 74.19722°W / 40.94361; -74.19722
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1877
Architect MacCullough, John
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 76001181[1]
NJRHP # 2411[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 30, 1976
Designated NJRHP November 20, 1975

Ailsa Farms, also known as Haledon Hall and Hobart Manor, is an historic place located in Wayne, Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. Ailsa Farms was purchased by the state of New Jersey in 1948 from the family of Garret Hobart, 24th vice president of the United States. It now is the campus of William Paterson University The original manor house, built in 1877, was the weekend retreat and summer residence of the Hobart family. It was greatly expanded in 1915 following a design by Paterson architect Fred Wesley Wentworth.[3] Today the building is known as Hobart Manor and is home of the Office of the President and the Office of Institutional Advancement. Ailsa Farms was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 30, 1976.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Passaic County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 19. Retrieved April 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ "History of Hobart Manor". William Paterson University. Retrieved 2014-10-10.