20 June 2009

For Sale

" C R E S T L I N E F A R M"
Near Somervllle. N. J. (Duke's Park)
for Sale—To Close Estate.
Old, Pre-Revolutionary Homestead of 8
Generations of the QUICK Family.

Highest elevation of rolling farm land in
north central New Jersey, with panoramic
outlook over Somerset and Hunterdon
counties and the Rarltan River Valley for
20 miles. Wonderful view of Sourland
Mountain around and over which Washington
marched a handful of troops until
he convinced the British in New Brunswick
that he had a powerful army.

Large, 2-story, slate-roofed, modern-built
residence in excellent condition: 5 bedrooms,
4 rooms, 16x16 for library, living and
dining room, and kitchen, porches, wide
halls with open staircase. Lawn of several
acres, boxwood-bordered paths, shrubbery,
large old shade trees, garden, orchard,
fruit of all sorts. One of the best dairy,
grain and fruit farms, 130 acres in high
state of cultivation, well-drained and tiled,
never rented. 6 acres woodland, large new modern
farm and dairy barns, running
water, carriage, auto and machinery
houses. Also old Colonial-built farmhouse,
huge hand-hewn ceiling beams, wide 10-
foot fireplaces, crane and kettle, Dutch
doors with upper and lower halves and
hand-forged hinges.

Two miles north of Neshanic Station on
Lehigh Valley and N. J. Central lines.
40 miles from New York, 7 miles west of
Somerville and the wonderful Duke's Park.
2 miles from the old York-Philadelphia Post Road.

Exclusively old Colonial-American community.
Good stone roads. Telephones and electricity
for light and power available. Completely
stocked. Holstein dairy herd, horses,
full equipment machinery and tools. For
full details, photos and directions for inspection,
South Haven, Mich. (Executor).

[Brooklyn Daily Eagle 24 August 1928]

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