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Decker - Kincaid Homestead
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
N 40° 57.273 W 074° 24.577
18T E 549686 N 4533879
Quick Description: This marks the Decker-Kincaid homestead. The home was built in 1785 and was an operating farm until 2000.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2008 4:54:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM4MG6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
Views: 38

Long Description:
The nearby home and surrounding outbuildings were part of Valley View Farm, which was owned and operated by the Kincaid family. The barns are dilapidated, but the home and nearby farmstand are in good condition.
Marker Name: Decker-Kincaid Homestead

Marker Type: Local? Unofficial

Marker text:
This 1785 house has a 1837 wing built by forge owner John Decker featuring spoon worked plaster walls and an enigmatic folk art face wall painting. Land preservationist Oscar Kincaid Jr. lived here. The Kincaid family operated the farmstand from the 1920 - 2000.


Dedication Date: 01/01/2007

City: Boonton Township

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: Morris County Heritage Commission

Web Link: [Web Link]

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