Van Horne House

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Van Horne House
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
Van Horne House, Bridgewater Township, NJ - looking northwest.jpg
Van Horne House, 2013
Location941 East Main Street
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Coordinates40°33′42″N 74°33′5″W / 40.56167°N 74.55139°W / 40.56167; -74.55139 (Van Horne House)
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Builtc. 1750
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference No.02000133[1]
NJRHP No.3719[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 8, 2002
Designated NJRHPDecember 20, 2001

Van Horne House is a historical building in Somerset County, New Jersey. It was built in 1750. It was called Phil's Hill because it was owned by Philip Van Horne.

The house was the headquarters for two American generals, Benjamin Lincoln in 1777 and William Alexander in (1778-79).[3] It was also used as headquarters by the Heritage Trail Association starting in 2000. It was to the National Register of Historic Places on March 8, 2002.[4][5][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Somerset County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. February 12, 2018. p. 5.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bertland, Dennis N. (March 8, 2002). "NRHP Nomination: Van Horne House". National Park Service. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help) "Accompanying 36 photos, from 2001". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. Cawley, James; Cawley, Margaret (1965). Along the Old York Road. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. pp. 5, 96. ISBN 978-0-813-50487-2. OCLC 692143813.
  5. "The Van Horne House". Heritage Trail Association, Bridgewater, NJ. Archived from the original on 2018-04-21. Retrieved 2018-04-13.