New Hampton Historic District

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New Hampton Historic District
57 Musconetcong River Road, New Hampton, NJ - looking north.jpg
Lebanon Township Museum, c. 1825 schoolhouse
New Hampton Historic District is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
New Hampton Historic District
New Hampton Historic District
New Hampton Historic District is located in New Jersey
New Hampton Historic District
New Hampton Historic District
New Hampton Historic District is located in the United States
New Hampton Historic District
New Hampton Historic District
LocationRoughly along Musconetcong River Road, and Rymon Road
New Hampton, New Jersey
Coordinates40°43′05″N 74°57′49″W / 40.71806°N 74.96361°W / 40.71806; -74.96361 (New Hampton Historic District)Coordinates: 40°43′05″N 74°57′49″W / 40.71806°N 74.96361°W / 40.71806; -74.96361 (New Hampton Historic District)
Area76 acres (31 ha)
Architectural styleMid 19th Century Revival, Georgian
NRHP reference #98000257[1]
NJRHP #87[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPApril 6, 1998
Designated NJRHPJanuary 28, 1998

The New Hampton Historic District is a historic district in the village of New Hampton, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 6, 1998 for its significance in architecture, commerce, education, transportation, and community development from c. 1780 to 1929. It includes 42 contributing buildings, six contributing sites, and four contributing structures located along Musconetcong River Road.[3]

The district includes the New Hampton Pony Pratt Truss Bridge across the Musconetcong River connecting Shoddy Mill Road in New Hampton with Rymon Road in Washington Township, Warren County.[4]

History[edit]

By 1784, Henry Dusenbery (1760–1825) was working in the village as a merchant, operating the storehouse now at 47 Musconetcong River Road.[3]

Gallery of contributing properties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Hunterdon County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. September 13, 2018. p. 12.
  3. ^ a b Bertland, Dennis N. (August 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: New Hampton Historic District". National Park Service. With accompanying 38 photos from 1997
  4. ^ Terry Karschner (December 16, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: New Hampton Pony Pratt Truss Bridge". National Park Service. With accompanying three photos from 1976