Martin Berry House

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Martin Berry House
MARTIN BERRY HOUSE, POMPTON PLAINS, MORRIS COUNTY.jpg
Martin Berry House is located in Morris County, New Jersey
Martin Berry House
Martin Berry House is located in New Jersey
Martin Berry House
Martin Berry House is located in the US
Martin Berry House
Location 581 NJ 23 at Jackson Avenue, Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°58′9″N 74°17′12″W / 40.96917°N 74.28667°W / 40.96917; -74.28667Coordinates: 40°58′9″N 74°17′12″W / 40.96917°N 74.28667°W / 40.96917; -74.28667
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1720
Architectural style Colonial, Dutch Colonial
NRHP Reference # 73001129[1]
NJRHP # 2220[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 19, 1973
Designated NJRHP January 29, 1973

Martin Berry House, is located in Pompton Plains in Pequannock Township, Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The house was built in 1720 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1973. Built by the son of one of the first settlers to the Pompton River region, the pre-revolutionary building has been little altered since its construction.[3][4]

Once the home of Medal of Honor recipient James R. Evans, the home was purchased by Pequannock Township for historic preservation in 2017.[5]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Morris County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 19. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=42054
  4. ^ Townsend, Richard (August 2, 2009), Our early settlers, retrieved 2011-08-08, Martin Berry, son of Samuel Berrie and Cathalyntie Ryerson, had married Maria Roome and established his home on the plains, which is today known as the Martin Berry House, one of the finest remaining examples of Dutch Style Architecture in the state. Generations of the Berry family have resided at Pompton and Pompton Plains. 
  5. ^ Fagan, Matt (January 26, 2017). "Oldest house in Morris County saved from wrecking ball". The Record (Bergen County). Retrieved January 26, 2017. 

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