Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House

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Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House
Relief Hose Company No. 2, Raritan, NJ.jpg
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House is located in New Jersey
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House is located in the US
Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House
Location 16 Anderson Street, Raritan, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°34′7″N 74°38′3″W / 40.56861°N 74.63417°W / 40.56861; -74.63417Coordinates: 40°34′7″N 74°38′3″W / 40.56861°N 74.63417°W / 40.56861; -74.63417
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1894
Architect Van Derbeck, J.; Dilts, A.R., Hickey & Brady
Architectural style Gothic
NRHP reference # 00001466[1]
NJRHP # 3563[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 14, 2000
Designated NJRHP October 18, 2000

Relief Hose Company No. 2 Engine House, is located in Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. The firehouse was built in 1894 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 14, 2000. The building is a well-preserved example of a Victorian-era High Gothic style firehouse. The firehouse has hosted many municipal activities and at times housed Borough Council chambers and the public library.[3] The building is still in use as an active firehouse. It currently houses The Raritan Fire Department's 2007 Seagrave Aerialscope Tower Ladder (52-121).

References[edit]

  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 - Somerset County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 5, 2013. p. 12. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ New Jersey Historic Trust Accessed March 26, 2010.