|Early advertising postcard for the Belle Mead Farm Colony and Sanatorium|
By the 1870s, with the introduction of first the Mercer & Somerset and then the Delaware and Bound Brook Railroad to the area, a modern Post Office was established, as well as a hotel.
|Detail from 1850 Somerset County map|
|Detail from 1873 map of Hillsborough|
Just in time for its 100th anniversary next year, the Carrier Clinic has announced a $10 million project to cover 14 acres of their campus with a 1.8 megawatt ground-based solar power system. Quite a transformation from Post Town to Plainville to "Solarville".
I am not sure how much electricity the hospital uses, but their website does include electro-shock therapy under their list of services!