River Road Historic Rural District

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River Road Historic Rural District
Laurence Van Derveer House, Millstone River Road, NJ.jpg
Laurence Van Derveer House
River Road Historic Rural District is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
River Road Historic Rural District
River Road Historic Rural District
River Road Historic Rural District is located in New Jersey
River Road Historic Rural District
River Road Historic Rural District
River Road Historic Rural District is located in the US
River Road Historic Rural District
River Road Historic Rural District
Location River Road / County Route 533 along the Millstone River from Hillsborough Road to Van Horne Road / U.S. Route 206, Hillsborough and Montgomery Townships
Coordinates 40°26′16″N 74°37′9″W / 40.43778°N 74.61917°W / 40.43778; -74.61917Coordinates: 40°26′16″N 74°37′9″W / 40.43778°N 74.61917°W / 40.43778; -74.61917
Area 590 acres (240 ha)
Built 1777 (1777)
Architectural style Colonial, Late Victorian, Federal
NRHP reference # 91000256
NJRHP # 2558[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 21, 1991
Designated NJRHP January 29, 1991

The River Road Historic Rural District is a historic district located on the western side of the Millstone River along a six-mile segment of River Road / County Route 533 in Hillsborough and Montgomery Townships, Somerset County, New Jersey. It is bounded on the north by Hillsborough Road and on the south by Van Horne Road / U.S. Route 206. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 21, 1991.[2]

Contributing properties[edit]

The Laurence Van Derveer House was built in 1866 in an Italianate style.[2]

The VanDerveer - Campbell House was built 1860–62 in the style of an Anglo-Norman Villa. Many of the farm buildings are also contributing.[2]

The Garret Wyckoff House was built c. 1803 in a Federal style with some Italianate elements.[2]

The Rynear A. Staats House was built in the 1840s with Greek Revival elements.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Somerset County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 25, 2016. p. 8.
  2. ^ a b c d e Brecknell, Ursula C. (March 21, 1991). "NRHP Nomination: River Road Historic Rural District". National Park Service. "Accompanying 56 photos, from 1988–89".

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