When the Miners Rioted in Flemington

(Above photo): Rendition of the mining office located adjacent to the Case-Dvoor Farmstead. The copper mining industry had been poking around Hunterdon County for many years in search of riches, when its interests [...]

2020-06-16T12:01:18-04:00June 16th, 2020|

Reminiscences of the Kase Family Revisited

In the September 1891 edition of The Jerseyman, a locally published historical magazine, author Elias Voseller jotted down the below retrospect of the family of Johan Philip Kase (later Anglicized to Case). We [...]

2019-12-12T12:59:42-05:00December 12th, 2019|

Podcast: Tour the Dvoor Farm

Ariel Hylton created this podcast tour of the Dvoor Farm House for her Girl Scout Gold Project. She is the granddaughter of Melvin Dvoor and great-granddaughter of Jacob Dvoor, who purchased the farm [...]

2019-11-29T10:40:37-05:00November 25th, 2019|

The Case Family Leaves the Farm

(Continuing our series on the history of the Dvoor Farm by looking at the last Case family member to farm there. Above: Catherine Pownall Ballance Case, wife of John Case.) The historic Case-Dvoor [...]

2019-11-25T15:27:21-05:00November 25th, 2019|

‘Frolics’ on the Case Farm

If you lived in Hunterdon County in the late 1700s, you likely would have attended several "frolics" a year. Frolics were a social custom at that time. The basic premise was if your [...]

2019-12-09T11:21:34-05:00November 21st, 2019|

The Case Family: Pioneer Settlers of Flemington (1)

(Part 1 of an ongoing series: The historic Case-Dvoor Farmstead, which serves as the Hunterdon Land Trust’s headquarters, tells a fascinating story of our county’s agricultural heritage, local architecture from the mid-18th century, [...]

2019-11-20T14:12:23-05:00November 20th, 2019|

Building The Stone Farm House

(We continue our history on the Dvoor Farm by taking a closer look at the construction of the stone farm house that now serves as the headquarters of the Hunterdon Land Trust. If [...]

2019-11-20T14:05:18-05:00November 20th, 2019|