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Jacob Shimer House, Old Mine Road, Millville, Sussex County, NJ



B&W Photos

HB791947
South (front) And East Elevations

HB791948
North And West Elevations

HB791949
East Wall, East Room, First Floor

HB791950
First Floor Stairhall, Looking North

HB791951
East Wall, East Room, Second Floor


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Item Title


Location
Old Mine Road, Millville vicinity, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NJ-818
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-574).
Significance: Jacob Shimer probably built this house in the 1790s on property belonging to his father, Captain Abraham Shimer. It remained in the family until 1912, but was apparently occupied by tenant farmers in the later 19th century. The house exhibits some fine Federal woodwork.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST ELEVATIONS
2. NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS
3. EAST WALL, EAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
4. FIRST FLOOR STAIRHALL, LOOKING NORTH
5. EAST WALL, EAST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR


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