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Hunterdon County, NJ -- Historical and Genealogical Resources: Home
A collection of resources for those interested in the history of Hunterdon County, New Jersey and for those researching genealogical ties to the area.
The "Small Hotel with a Wishing Well," immortalized in song by Rodgers and Hart, was built in 1710 and became a tavern and inn in 1796. From the 1920s to the early 1960s, the Inn was a favorite of many famous writers, musicians, artists, and actors.
Jerrye & Roy Klotz, MD [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]
Originally part of the land grant to William Penn, the site was later purchased by the Kase/Case and Dvoor families. It is now listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places and is home to the Hunterdon Land Trust.
Lenape chieftain who befriended the early European settlers of the Flemington area, Tuccamirgan was buried at his request in the Kase family burial grounds. His body was placed in a sitting position facing east and surrounded by his hunting weapons.