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Shinn-Curtis Log House (1712) - Mt. Holly, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 59.625 W 074° 47.383
18S E 517951 N 4427084
Quick Description: An almost 300 year old log cabin lies in the heart of an historic section of Mt. Holly, which predates the Revolutionary War.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2010 9:30:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM919R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Saddlesore1000
Views: 8

Long Description:

The early settler's log house of hand-hewn logs was entirely cased in a house on Water Street (now Rancocas Road) and was uncovered in 1967 when the surrounding house was demolished. It was in the possession of the Curtis family for 147 years, since 1802, and is now owned by the Mount Holly Historical Society.

Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1712

Architectural Period/Style: Log Cabin

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Log Cabin Home


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
One of the oldest structures in this very historic town.


Main Material of Construction: Logs

Private/Public Access: Public

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Related Website: [Web Link]

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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