Middlebush Village Historic District

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Middlebush Village Historic District
Location Amwell Road, S. Middlebush Road, Railroad Avenue, Olcott Street, and Debow Street, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Built 1834
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 07000354[1]
Added to NRHP April 24, 2007

The Middlebush Village Historic District is a historic district in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. In 2007, it included 37 contributing buildings and three contributing sites.[1]

According to a Somerset County report:

The Middlebush Village Historic District is a small residential hamlet located along South Middlebush Road. There are 34 historic buildings in the district dating from 1791 to the 1920s. The architecture of the district illustrates the full range of architectural styles that dominated America from the 18th century to the early 20th century These styles include Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Ann, Colonial Revival and Craftsman styles. The most significant structure in the Village is the Middlebush Reformed Church, which was constructed in 1919 in the Gothic Revival and Craftsman styles. Other significant structures include the Voorhees House (now the Stagehouse Tavern) constructed in 1793 in the vernacular Georgian Style, as well as a 19th century Dutch barn.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Somerset County Cultural& Heritage Commission report for 2008". 2009?.